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POLS 390: Evaluation of Resources (Buckley)

This research guide is an exercise for the students of POLS 390 in evaluating resources frequently utilized in political science research.

Questions to Address in Evaluating your Resource

Briefly read through the article (it's short!) and respond to the following questions:

  1. What can be said about the authority of the news article? Look up information about the author and thenews site? 

  2. What issue does this article raise? Why is this issue important? What are the implications of this for research and policy on climate change? 

  3. What additional information and data is needed?