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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Environmental Data Access
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) collects a wide variety of data on environmental conditions and pollution sources. Environmental Data Access provides convenient public access to much of this data.
According to their website, the Pacific Institute "conduct[s] interdisciplinary research and partner[s] with stakeholders to produce solutions that advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity—in California, nationally, and internationally."
Specter, M. (2012). The Climate Fixers. New Yorker, 88(13), 96-103.
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United Nations - "The Human Right to Water"
Background information and links to other information related to the UN's "Water for Life, 2005-2015" initiative.
Water Resources of the United States
Provides links to a wealth of information from the US Geological Survey on groundwater, surface water, climate change and water availability, and water data.
World Bank: Data
Global development data. Browse by country or indicator.
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