MBA 212-1: Energy and Environmental Markets

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Market/Industry Research

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  • Energy Central Professional
    Contains news, industry data, and company profiles for the oil and gas, nuclear, and alternative energy sectors. Use "News Quick Search" for the last 30 days, and "Archive News" for older stories.

Energy Statistics

  • Annual Energy Outlook 2012
    The projections in the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA's) Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (AEO2012) focus on the factors that shape the U.S. energy system over the long term. Under the assumption that current laws and regulations remain unchanged throughout the projections, the AEO2012 Reference case provides the basis for examination and discussion of energy production, consumption, technology, and market trends and the direction they may take in the future. It also serves as a starting point for analysis of potential changes in energy policies.
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
  • BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2012
    The BP Statistical Review of World Energy has been published for 61 years. This online edition contains all the charts and tables found in the printed edition, plus a number of extras including: Historical data from 1965 in Excel for many sections and additional data for natural gas, coal, hydroelectricity, nuclear energy, and renewables. In addition to viewing, data from the website can be downloaded and charted using the charting tool. The statistics in the Review are taken from government and other primary sources as well as published data.
  • UN Energy Statistics via UNdata
    Choose Energy Statistics Database under the Databases menu to get international data on trade and production of dozens of types of alternative fuels.
  • International Energy Agency's World Energy Outlook
    The 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook was released on 12 November 2012. Drawing on the latest data and policy developments the report presents analytical insights into trends in energy markets and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development. It sets out updated projections of energy demand, production, trade, investment and carbon-dioxide emissions, broken down by country, fuel and sector, to 2035.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight
    Provides access to indexing and statistical tables from three key sources: American Statistics Index (ASI; 1973-present), Statistics Reference Index (SRI; 1980-present), and Index to International Statistics (IIS; 1983-present). The American Statistics Index links to many full text documents published 1994-present.

Energy News

  • Factiva
    Provides general and business news and information from more than 9,000 sources in 22 languages, including influential local, national and international newspapers, leading business magazines, trade publications, and news wires.
  • BuildingGreen.com
    A suite of information resources on sustainable design. Includes news, policy, data on products and materials all related to green building.
  • GreenFILE
    Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment. Includes scholarly, government and general-interest titles. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
  • Energy Citations Database
    Indexes energy-related technical reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations and patents sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessors, the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). Relates to the print equivalent Nuclear Science Abstracts.
  • Greenwire
    Provides daily coverage of environmental and energy politics and policy. Included in the suite of services Environment and Energy Daily, a resource on federal information designed for policy makers; Land Letter which focuses on natural resource policy issues. Among the key topics covered in Greenwire are: agriculture, climate change, energy policy, health/environment, public lands and water resources.
  • Climatewire
    Daily coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society.
  • Envirofacts
    Searches across 20 EPA environmental databases containing information about facilities required to report to state or federal authorities. Well organized into nine areas that can be searched individually: Air, Land, Water, Waste, Toxics, Radiation, Facility, Compliance, and Other.
  • Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
    Indexes over 6,000 journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books, and government publications covering agricultural biotechnology, air quality, aquatic pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy resources, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, environmental impact statements, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, microbiology, pollution, risk assessment, safety science, toxicology, water pollution, waste management, and water resource issues.
  • PAIS International
    Indexes books, journals, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, and web sources related to public policy, politics, economics, and social issues worldwide. Includes publications from over 120 countries.
  • PolicyFile
    Index to public policy in the areas of economics, politics, the environment, and social issues, taken from reports from a wide range of think tanks, Non-governmental organizations, international governmental organizations, and other institutions worldwide.
  • CAB Abstracts
    Indexes journals, monographs, conferences, books, annual reports, and other sources from the agricultural literature and from more than 100 countries. Covers topics such as biodiversity, biotechnology, pest control, environmental pollution, animal science, nutrition and food technology, crop production, natural resources, forestry, environmental policy, and rural development.
  • Global Economic Monitor (GEM)
    Provides indicators in daily, monthly, quarterly and annual frequencies for developing and high-income countries, including industrial production, consumer prices, merchandise trade, exchange rates, and equity markets. Also includes international commodity prices for energy, agriculture, freight, metal, and mineral prices. GEM also provides forecast data for global commodity prices and macroeconomic indicators by countries and aggregates. Series are updated each business day; data coverage varies by country. To access, click Data from World dataBank under Formats Available.

US Government Agencies

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