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Climate Science and Policy: Topics

TOPICS

ABOUT KEYWORDS

Before you start searching for books, articles or web pages, you need to choose keywords that represent your research topic.

 

Keywords are significant words (usually nouns or noun phrases) which can be used as search terms in indexes, online catalogs, or databases. They can appear in the title, subject headings, abstract, or text of records. A keyword search typically searches all or most of these fields.

KEYWORD EXAMPLES

BROAD: Climate change; Environmental change; biodiversity; energy efficiency; sustainability; conservation; recycling

NARROW: Forest conservation; energy consumption; renewable energy sources; drought tolerant plants; sea level; coast changes

Examples of LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS : 

  • Climatic changes -- Government policy
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation 
  • Carbon taxes
  • Global warming
  • Global environmental change
  • Global temperature changes
  • Environmental change
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental policy 
  • Conservation of natural resources