Resources & Links
Here you will find useful links to Rice's environmental
resources, outside organizations, and sites providing information
on a variety of environmental topics.
Rice University Links
Clubs / Student Initiatives
Research Centers, Institutes and Other Links
- Sustainability Initiatives at Rice
for the Study of Environment and Society
- Energy &
Environmental Systems Institute
Center for Sustainability
for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology
- Center for the
Study of Cultures
a Sustainable Future Here and Now - Aaron Redman's Janus Award project.
Proposes ways to reduce the environmental impact of Jones College.
302 Rice Into the Future - This course addresses science, technology,
and policy elements of environmental issues, using the Rice campus as
a case study.
201 Links - Links compiled by Understanding Environmental Issues
course in Fall 1997
490: Environmental Audit of Rice - By undergraduate Michael Ford,
to Planet Earth - Resources on weather, climate, pollution, etc.
Environmental Programs at Other Schools
- Environmental News
Network- Latest environmental news, along with chats, quizzes, forums,
and other features.
- Grist Magazine
- Online environmental magazine featuring news, book reviews, activist
diaries, and more.
- Orion Online
- Electronic version of Orion magazine, featuring "People and Nature"
Houston Area Links
City of Houston
- Clean Air
Action - Daily Air Quality Updates
- Citizen's Environmental
Coalition - Has information on how to get in touch with many of
the environmental organizations in the Houston area
Association For Smog Prevention (GHASP) - Local air quality information
- BikeHouston -
Bicycle information and advocacy
- Houston Advanced Research
Center - A nonprofit, university-linked organization fostering scientific
research and technology development.
Metropolitan Area Air Quality - Data from 20 Houston-area monitoring
stations, organized by day. From Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality.
- Houston Wilderness Group
- Features of maps of Houston for nature-oriented outings
- Citizens' League
for Environmental Action Now (CLEAN) - Environmental reporting and
local information source
- Earth Houston - "Environmental News & Resources for Energy City and the South Coast"
Federal Government Departments & Agencies
National Environmental Organizations
Institutes and Information Sources
- National Council for Science
and the Environment (NCSE)
- University Leaders
for a Sustainable Future
- Gulf Coast
Ecological Heritage at Risk - Study from the Union
of Concerned Scientists
- Institute for Global
Communications - Home of EcoNet, PeaceNet, AntiRacismNet, and WomensNet
- ifPeople - Public service company
owned by two Rice grads promoting sustainable business practice in Latin
Trade Center Environmental Organization - founded to inform the
public, media, and elected officials about the environmental disaster
of 9/11 in order to obtain appropriate remediation
- National Building Museum: The Green House - an exhibition on new directions in sustainable architecture and design