Welcome to Politics Earth a site about the politics of the environment, and the tools and tricks of digital scholarship. As a PhD student studying public policy and world politics, and a long time environmentalist, I’m interested in connections between social and natural systems and evidence-based approaches to sustainability.
The digital scholarship side of this site began as a list of tools and tips I created to aid my studies — then I realized a) this might be useful and b) I might learn something if I turned it into a web site. Scholars doing empirical work need to search for, code and analyze data; find and organize bibliographic materials; write, program and design, use GIS and statistical tools — and so on. Do you have a way to do it better? Please post!