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Development Practice: California, US & International

Data, Statistics and more

Use this list of UC Berkeley - Government, California, Regional as a starting point.There are many more national and international websites and data sources. 


California GeoPortal
California's natural resources and working landscapes. Categories: cultural geography, freshwater resources and characteristics, political districts, transportation networks & models, conservation planning, environmental hazards and more.

California Map Series
California's congressional districts,state senate and assembly districts and county maps. Produced by the California Voter Foundation. 1991-2020.

California Statistical Abstract
Compilation of data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State. The contributor for each table is given at the bottom of the table and may be contacted for more details or an explanation of the data.

California Natural Resources Agency, CERES.

US Resources

open government - covers large topics: climate change, business, manufacturing, and a lot more.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)  U.S.
Includes Monthly Energy Review, DATA Visualizations, Interactive Global Maps, International statistics.

EPA: Environmental Protection Agency: Envirofacts

Envirofacts - Environmental information and data [EPA] 

NatureServe network of natural heritage conservation programs, information about rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems. - scientific information produced by US government agencies.

Census of Agriculture [USDA]
Economic Research Service Publications [USDA
Agricultural Statistics

FDA Food Code. [FDA]
The 2013 Food Code is the most recent full edition published by FDA.  The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Local, state, tribal, and federal regulators use the FDA Food Code as a model to develop or update their own food safety rules and to be consistent with national food regulatory policy.

Researching Food Policy Legislation [UC Berkeley Library]

International Resources

Global Wind Energy Council.
Interactive maps, global statistics, forecasts and projections. Publishes the Global Wind Energy Outlook.

International Energy Agency. IEA.
Works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for member countries and beyond. Four areas: energy security, economic development, environmental awareness and engagement worldwide.

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Covers: Energy, Water, Economic Policy and Resilience.

Statistical Abstracts of the World.

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

World Bank Data, see topics list.
World Development Indicators (WDI)
Tables for population, labor and employment, education, health, energy, urbanization, national accounts, purchasing power, trade, government finance, monetary, balance of payments, external debt, investment risk, taxes, prices and exchange rates, transport and communication, and information and technology. [1960 - present] (210 countries)

World Health Organization
Data and Statistics:
Categorized data on global health, collected by the World Health Organization. 

World Resources Institute
Information on climate, energy, food, forests, cities & transport, more.

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