2015 study in the journal Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts on Chinese women of particulate matter and black carbon components from different sources, including burning biomass and fossil fuels.
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 research on climate-change-related risks and the regions and demographic groups most threatened by them, the efficacy of attempts to mitigate these risks, and adaptive efforts 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.