Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

We are still offering consultation services during the COVID-19 move to online instruction. Please feel free to reach out for virtual appointments! For more information on library services and resources, please click here.

SOCL 1246 Environment and Society

Suggested research tools for the social, political, and economic forces behind the global environmental crisis, such as global warming and climate disruption, world resource availability and the global economic crisis, environmental justice

Popular Environmental Sociology Journals and Other Suggested Sources

Reimagine logo, Reimagine Radio

 Pacific Standard Magazine--covers current social justice issues, feature story on The Country's First Climate Change Casualties
The web version also publishes news updates


          Reuters Investigates: Special Reports from Reuters journalists includes "Clean Coal's Dirty Secret" and "Ocean Shock:
         the Climate Crisis Beneath the Waves"


  • Suggested resources to help with the social, economic and policy part of your project include:

    Academic Search Complete

    Business Source Complete

    Social Science Premium Collection

    Value-added information in the Social Science Premium database is a timeline showing publication trends in the research topic:

    There is a upward trend of publications researching plastic waste management (which includes recycling)
  • Need to research an environmental issue from a policy perspective? Try PolicyFile

policyfile search result for climate change

One unique feature of PolicyFile is the political perspective of articles, helpful if you need to present the spectrum of political opinions on an issue.