List of environmental topics (C)


List of environmental topics (C)

This is a list of environmental topics. They relate to the effect of human activity on the environment.

*cadmium poisoning
*California Air Resources Board
*California Certified Organic Farmers
*California Coastal Conservancy
*California Conservation Corps
*California Debris Commission
*California Department of Parks and Recreation
*California Department of Toxic Substances Control
*California Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission
*California Environmental Quality Act
*California Fuel Cell Partnership
*California Green Archives
*California Proposition 65 (1986) (regarding toxins)
*California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) (involving issues including the environment)
*California Vehicle Code - Bicycle Relevant Sections
*California Water Wars
*California Waterfowl Association
*Callendar effect (in global warming)
*Calnev Pipeline (from California to Nevada in the US)
*Campaign against Climate Change (CCC) (CaCC) (in the UK)
*Campaign for Dark Skies (in the UK)
*Campaign for National Parks (in the UK)
*Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (in the UK)
*Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) (formerly Council for the Preservation of Rural England)
*Canadian Environment Awards
*Canadian Environmental Protection Act (of 1999)
*Canadian Geographic (bimonthly magazine) (see "environmental geography" in paragraph 2)
*Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
*Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
*Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) (Service canadien de la faune)
*canary (see "early warning system" in paragraph 7 under Pet canaries)
*Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (in 1996) (in Australia)
*Canberra Nature Park (in Australia)
*cancer (see under Environment and diet)
*Cancer Alley (in Louisiana in the US)
*Car Free Days
*car-free movement
*car-free zone (auto-free zone) (pedestrianised zone) (see also list of carfree places)
*(car-pool lane: see) high-occupancy vehicle
*carbon audit regime
*carbon credit
*carbon cycle
*(carbon dioxide emissions: see) list of countries by carbon dioxide emissions
*carbon dioxide emissions in mainland China
*carbon dioxide sink (CO2 sink)
*carbon emissions trading
*carbon fixation
*carbon flux
*carbon footprint
*carbon intensity
*(carbon market: see) carbon emissions trading
*carbon nanofoam
*carbon nanotube
*carbon offset
*carbon sequestering
*(carbon sink: see) carbon dioxide sink (CO2 sink)
*carbon tax
*carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane) (see under Safety)
*(carbon trading: see) carbon emissions trading
*Carfree Cities
*carpool (see under Advantages and under Disadvantages)
*Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
*catch and release ("a form of recreational fishing")
*(causes of haze: see) haze
*Center For Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS)
*Center for Elephant Conservation (in Florida in the US)
*(Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies: renamed) University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) (in the US)
*Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) (in the US)
*Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (in the US)
*Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
*Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (in the US)
*Center for Nanoscale Materials (in the US)
*Center for Responsible Nanotechnology (in the US)
*Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) (in the US)
*Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) (environment park in Australia)
*Centre for Environment Education, India (CEE)
*(CERES) Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (environment park in Australia)
*(certified organic: see) organic certification
*certified wood
*cetacean bycatch
*Cetacean Conservation Center (Centro de Conservación Cetacea) (in Chile)
*(CFC) chlorofluorocarbon
*Charles Darwin Foundation ("dedicated to the conservation of ecosystems of the Galapagos Islands")
*Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) (in the UK)
*chemical oxygen demand (COD) (in environmental chemistry)
*chemical toilet
*chemical warfare (see also list of chemical weapon agents)
*chemical waste
*chemical weapon designation
*chemical weapon proliferation
*Chemical Weapons Convention (Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction)
*Cherenkov radiation (see under Uses)
*Chernobyl accident (in 1986) (in Ukraine)
*Chernobyl2020 (commemorative exhibition)
*Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX)
*Children's Environmental Exposure Research Study (CHEERS) (in the US)
*China Australia Migratory Bird Agreement
*(China Syndrome: 2 meanings from disambiguation page)
**nuclear meltdown
**"The China Syndrome", a 1979 movie dramatizing the events of a nuclear meltdown
*chionophile
*Chipko movement (see "tree hugger" in preamble)
*(chlorinated fluorocarbons: see) haloalkane (see under Environmental issues)
*(chlorofluorocarbons: see) haloalkane (see under Environmental issues)
*(CITES) Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna
*(cities with the most people: see) List of cities by population
*Citizens for Alternatives to Chemical Contamination (CACC) (based in Michigan in the US)
*Citizens for Global Solutions (see "global health and environment" under Activism and Advocacy)
*City Beautiful movement
*Clark County Wetlands Park (in Nevada in the US)
*(clean air: see) Air pollution
*Clean Air Act (in the US)
*Clean Air Act 1956 (in the UK)
*Clean Air Act (1970) (in the US)
*Clean Air Act (1990) (in the US)
*clean coal
*Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) (under the Kyoto Protocol)
*(clean energy: see) green energy
*Clean Energy Future Group (in Australia)
*Clean Up Australia
*(Clean Urban Transport for Europe: see) Fuel Cell Bus Club (see under CUTE)
*Clean Water Act (in the US)
*Clear Skies Act of 2003 (in the US)
*clearfelling (clearcutting)
*climate
*Climate and Geography of Halifax Regional Municipality (in Canada)
*Climate Audit (commentary site [blog] on climate change)
*climate change
*(Climate Change 1995: see) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
*(climate change controversy: see) global warming controversy
*(Climate Change Convention: see) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (FCCC)
*(Climate Change Levy: see) United Kingdom Climate Change Programme
*(Climate Change Programme: see) United Kingdom Climate Change Programme
*(Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol: see) Kyoto Protocol
*climate changes of 535-536
*climate commitment studies
*(climate control: see) HVAC
*(climate crash: see) abrupt climate change
*Climate Diagnostics Center (in the US)
*climate engineering
*(climate forcing: see) radiative forcing
*Climate Group
*climate house
*climate model
*climate modeller
*Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL) (in the US)
*Climate Outreach and Information Network (British charity)
*(climate parameters, forcings and feedbacks: see) parametrization (climate)
*(climate science: see) climatology
*climate sensitivity
*(climate simulation: see) climate model
*climate surprise
*(climate techno-fix: see) climate engineering
*(climate theory: see) Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (see "climate theory" in paragraph 3 under Political views)
*(climate variability: see) climate change
*(climate warming: see) global warming
*Clinton Global Initiative (see "Climate Change" under Stated goals)
*Cloaca Maxima ("one of the world's earliest sewage systems")
*cloud forcing (see "greenhouse effect" in paragraph 2)
*Coastal Zone Management Act (of 1972) (in the US)
*cogeneration (combined heat and power) (CHP) (see under Types of plant)
*colonization of Mars
*colonization of the Moon
*Committee on Climate Change Science and Technology Integration
*Community bicycle program
*Community Climate System Model
*Community Fisheries Control Agency (proposed) (in Europe)
*Community Forests in England
*community garden
*community gardening
*compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) (compact fluorescent light bulb)
*compactor (for waste material)
*compost
*compost windrow turner
*composting toilet
*(Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act [CERCLA] ) Superfund (in the US)
*Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
*Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)
*compressed air energy storage (CAES)
*(compressed-air vehicle: see) air engine (see "no roadside emissions" in paragraph 3)
*Computer Conservation Society (CCS) (in the UK)
*computer recycling
*concrete recycling
*(congestion [traffic] ) traffic congestion
*(congestion charge: see) road pricing (congestion pricing)
*conservation agriculture
*Conservation and Neocolonialism
*Conservation and Research Center (in the US)
*conservation area
*conservation areas in Singapore
*conservation areas of Portugal
*Conservation Authorities Act (in Ontario in Canada)
*Conservation Authority (in Ontario in Canada)
*conservation biology
*Conservation Centre Liverpool (in th UK)
*conservation designation
*conservation district
*conservation easement
*conservation ecology
*conservation ethic
*conservation genetics
*Conservation Halton (in Ontario in Canada)
*conservation headland
*conservation in Australia
*conservation in New Zealand
*conservation in the Republic of Ireland
*conservation in the United Kingdom
*Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) (in New England in the US)
*conservation medicine
*conservation movement
*conservation park (in Australia and New Zealand)
*conservation status
*conservation status (TNC)
*Conservation Volunteers Australia
*(conservationism: see) conservation ethic
*conservationist
*(conserve habitat: see) habitat conservation
*(Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate) COSMIC
*constructed wetland
*consumerism
*container composting
*Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
*Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals
*Convention on Biological Diversity (adopted in 1992)
*Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
*Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
*Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources of the High Seas
*Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution
*(Convention on Road Traffic: 1 meaning selected from disambiguation page)
**Vienna Convention on Road Traffic
*Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats
*Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)
*Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping Wastes and Other Matter
*Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques
*(Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological [Biological] and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction) (BWC) Biological Weapons Convention
*(Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone) United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
*(Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat) Ramsar Convention
*(conventional wastewater treatment: 4 meanings selected from disambiguation page)
**sewage treatment
**industrial wastewater treatment
*Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research
*Cooperative Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Terrestrial Applications
*Cooperative Institute for Climate and Ocean Research
*Cooperative Institute for Climate Applications and Research
*Cooperative Institute for Climate Science
*Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research
*Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
*Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
*coral bleaching
*Cotwall End Nature Reserve (in the UK)
*Council for a Livable World (in the US)
*Council on Bioethics (in the US)
*Council on Environmental Quality (in the US)
*country park
*country parks and conservation in Hong Kong
*Countryside Agency (in England)
*Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (in the UK)
*Countryside Commission (in England)
*Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) (Welsh: Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru) (CCGC)
*(critical/endangered: see) ecoregion conservation status
*Critical Mass (bicycle)
*(critically endangered: see) endangered species
*Cultultural ecology
*(curbside recycling) kerbside recycling
*Current Population Survey (CPS) (in the US)
*cycling advocacy


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