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Norman J. and Michael E. Kraft (editors). 2006. Environmental Policy:
New Directions for the 21st Century, 5th Edition, Congressional Quarterly
Thomas G., Robert E. O'Connor, and Robert F. Pecorella. 1993. Politics
and Structure: Essentials of American National Government, 6th Edition,
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For Jan 22 Connection to Focus the Nation: Review Vermont Governor's Commission on ClimateChange Report.
For Jan 29 Connection to Focus the Nation: Review informationinformation about U.S. Energy Bill, Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 – Summary of Major Provisions and Summary of Legislative Action (CRS-1 - CRS-4)
For Jan 31 Connection to Focus the Nation: Review EPA website on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
For Mar 25 Case Studies on Greening of Business - pick two websites to visit, and take notes on their environmental efforts as directed in the reading guide.
Also, here is the letter from members of the UVM community asking the University to vote in its capacity as a shareholder in favor of corporate climate change policies.
For Apr 3 Review materials from at least two of the following
non-profit environmental groups and take notes on their work as directed
in the reading guide
For Apr 10 Clarke & Gerlak: Environmental Racism in Southern Arizona? The Reality Beneath the Rhetoric
For Apr 17 Stone: Equity
For Apr 22 LaDuke: A Society Based on Conquest Cannot Be Sustained
For Apr 24 Krauss: Blue-Collar
Women and Toxic-Waste Protests