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Energy and Environment
US Energy Information Administration Open Data
EIA datasets related to petroleum, short-term and annual energy outlooks, international energy, US crude imports, and more.
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Provides data via SEDAC (Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center) on topics related to land use, agriculture, climate, and more.
Data.gov primarily hosts federal government data, but will also contain details of data from local, state, and tribal governments that allows such data to also be discoverable. Contains data on a variety of subjects and is searchable by subject.
The Little Green Data Book (World Bank)
A ready reference resource for key environmental data for over 200 economies.
World Resources Institute
A global research organization spanning more than 50 countries focusing on natural resource sustainability, including statistics, maps, and data.
Air Trends (EPA)
Provides special studies as well as reports, data, and statistics on US air quality.
Atlas of our Changing Environment (UNEP)
Tracks changes to the environment due to human activity around the world. Includes satellite images, on-site photography, and statistical data.
UNSD Environmental Indicators
Provides global environmental statistics on the following variables: Air and Climate, Biodiversity, Energy and Minerals, Forests, Governance, Inland Water Resources, Land and Agriculture, Marine and Coastal Areas, Natural Disasters, and Waste.
Global Reach (World Bank)
Details environmental and infrastructure projects being completed around the world by the World Bank.
Describes the UN's eight worldwide development goals and includes progress reports for member nations.
Country Studies (Library of Congress)
Collects text from eighty books on the history of select nations.
BP Statistical Review of World Energy
Presents data on world energy markets, collected by the international oil company British Petroleum.
World Development Indicators (World Bank)
Provides collection of development indicators from the World Bank to provide the most current global development data available.