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Energy: Energy Databases & Websites

Credo Reference: Environmental Science

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Credo Reference helps you start your research in environmental science with overviews of the earth both in general and in crisis, histories of environmental philosophy and practice, and biographies of prominent environmentalists.

Databases to Use for These Topics

Country Facts & Figures

Government Reports & Statistics?

Example: I need energy statistics for Thailand!  

To find governmental reports search by country domain site:

In search box:  (wind or solar) power site:.th

Find your country domain: Internet Country Domain List

Energy Resources

ACEE - The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard

List of Largest Power Stations

List of  Largest Power Stations

Wikipedia List. Non-renewable and renewable. Use for finding a power plant to research. Do NOT click and use the Wikipedia article on the power plant--use the references and external links of that article :)

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

You can start the process by calculating your carbon footprint here. 

You will need to know the following:

  • Approximately how many miles you travel by car, bus, train and plane.
  • The energy usage in your home.
  • How much you spend shopping. 
  • The composition of your diet. 

Types of Energy

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