Suggested Resources Topic: Transportation Industries & the Environment

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March, 2011 St. Roch Library 1
Suggested Resources
Topic: Transportation Industries & the Environment
Journal Articles from Environment Studies and Policy Collection
To access the following articles online, go to the St. Roch Library web page – select Online
Databases – Library e-Resources – Subject Specific – Environment & Geography Environment Studies and Policy Collection.
On the home page of the database, click on the yellow “Advanced Search” tab on top of the
page – select “Document Title” from the first drop-down menu – enter in the search box the
following article titles – click on the Search button.
"Civil aviation faces green challenge." Nature 448.7150 (2007): 120+. Environmental Studies
and Policy Collection. Web. 22 Mar. 2011.
"Major Environmental Organizations Release Two Studies Demonstrating Automobile
Industry Is Major Source of Toxic Mercury Pollution." PR Newswire 22 Jan. 2001:
4548. Environmental Studies and Policy Collection. Web. 22 Mar. 2011.
Schafer, Andreas, et al. "The other climate threat: transportation.”American Scientist 97.6
(2009): 476+. Environmental Studies and Policy Collection. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.
Other Online Resources
Automobile Industry Largest Source of Lead Pollution Today (Environmental Defense Fund)
http://www.edf.org/pressrelease.cfm?contentID=2889
Car Firms Facing Pollution Curbs (BBC News)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6334327.stm
“Getting the Lead Out: Impacts of and Alternatives for Automotive Lead Uses”
http://www.environmentaldefense.org/go/lead
Pollution Prevention for the Automotive Maintenance and Repair Industry (Pollution
Prevention Institute, Kansas State University)
http://www.sbeap.org/publications/ppi_automanual.pdf
Ontario Paves the Way for Electric Cars (Ontario Ministry of Transportation)
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/vehicle/electric/index.shtml
Human Activity and the Environment : Transportation
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/16-201-x/2006000/9515-eng.htm
Rodrigue, J-P et al. (2009) The Geography of Transport Systems, Hofstra University,
Department of Global Studies & Geography.
http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/ch8menu.html
Updated February, 2013
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Green & Clean : Transportation Design and Construction (American Road & Transportation
Builders Association)
http://content.yudu.com/A1nhv2/GreenClean/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl
Biodiesel Basics (U.S. Department of Energy)
http://trb.org/VehiclesEquipment/Blurbs/Biodiesel_Basics_165020.aspx
Print Resources
Calhoun, Yael. Air Qualtiy. Environmental Issues. Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers,
2005. Print. 363.739 CAL
David, Laurie, and Cambria Gordon. The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming. New
York: Scholastic, 2007. Print. 363.738 DAV
Desonie, Dana. Humans and the Natural Environment: the Future of Our Planet. New York:
Chelsea House. 2008. Print. 304.2 DES
Gore, Albert. An Inconvenient Truth: the Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What
We Can Do About It. Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press, c2006. Print. 363.73874 GOR
Tabak, John. Biofuels . Energy and the Environment. New York : Facts on File. 2009. Print.
662 TAB
Woodward, John. Climate Change. Eyewitness Books. New York : DK Publishing, 2008.
Print. 551.6 WOO
Updated February, 2013
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