2014 study from Cornell, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey on the risk of multi-decade droughts in the context of ongoing climate change.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of NCDs such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Harvard professor Gómez-Ibáñez talks about research on subjects as diverse as transit in the developing world, electric vehicles in urban areas and high-speed rail.
2014 literature review of major studies on gentrification of neighborhoods in America, with a focus on benefits and drawbacks for low-income residents.
2014 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
2014 study in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory on how companies decide to comply environmental regulations in developing countries.
2014 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network on U.S. residents’ attitudes toward energy, by Stephen Ansolabehere of Harvard University and David M. Konisky of Georgetown University.
2014 review of recent research on the relationship between the presence of urban vegetation or green space and human health and well-being.
2014 study in the American Review of Public Administration on the impact of race, poverty and disaster aid on economic recovery after a natural disaster.