A 2014 study in the Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources explores a wide range of issues related to unconventional energy, including well productivity, water use, security and pollution.
2014 roundup of recent research on climate-change related risks and the regions and demographic groups most threatened by them; efficacy of attempts thus far to mitigate these risks; and adaptive solutions for coastal regions.
2014 research brief on the effectiveness of state strategies to reduce emissions, by Don Grant, University of Colorado at Boulder; Kelly Bergstrand, University of Arizona; and Katrina Running, Idaho State University.
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.
2014 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
2014 study in Environmental Health Perspectives on the effect of global warming on future heat waves and their subsequent impact on human health.
A 2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzing how five land-use scenarios affect future change in U.S. urban areas, forests, rangeland and more.
2014 study from Yale University and George Mason University based on two nationally representative surveys on how Americans react to the use of the two terms.
2014 study by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on ways that nations, states, regions and municipalities can act to limit or reverse harmful trends in greenhouse-gas emissions.
2013 research on how legislators and other public officials get an honest representation of what scientists know, by Debra Javeline, University of Notre Dame.