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LAW 624S - Climate Change Law (Prof. Nevitt - Spring 2024)

Research Guides

Browsing a few research guides is often a great way to begin creating a plan for your work. Research guides can quickly point you to reliable sources in an area of law or policy that isn’t yet completely familiar. 

Emory University Library Research Guides:

Data and Statistics Databases

Legal Databases

Non Legal Databases

  • Proquest Statistical Insight :  Search statistics from federal agencies, IGOs, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, and  research organizations.
  • OECD iLibrary:  Online library of statistical databases and ebooks with statistics including global development, migration, environment, and education.

U.S. Data and Statistics


  • EPA Climate Indicators Explorer
  • NOAA Climate Data: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides access to current and historical climate data.
  • Census DataData from the US census, American Community Survey, and the Economic Census, with datasets, fact sheets, reference maps, surveys and estimates.
  • Pew Research Center: Public polling data on U.S. politics and social trends, including Climate, Energy & Environment.
  • Open Secrets(Center for Responsive Politics): Includes data and tables on political fundraising and spending by candidate, party, interest group, and PAC.
  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program National Trends Network (NTN): The National Trends Network (NTN) provides data about precipitation chemistry from sites in the United States.
  • NOAA Ocean and Coastal Tools: Ocean and coastal charts and images, including real-time and historic data on tides, currents, coastal zone management, oil and chemical spills, ocean hazards, and nautical charts.




  •  Helps to build refuge for federal data and supports climate and environmental research and advocacy.


International Data and Statistics

International Data Sources


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