2013 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
2013 study on how the water supply and management strategies of four cities in the U.S. and Australia have evolved over time.
2013 review of contextual research information relating to the Yosemite wildfire of August 2013. Included are representative studies in this area.
2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on long-term trends in human consumption of global biosystems production.
2013 selection of recent research on the effects of climate change on the built environment and how individuals and communities can best adapt.
2013 study published in PNAS on the rate and type of land conversion in the corn-growing areas of the Midwest and the impacts on erosion, wildlife and watersheds.
2013 study from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 study in PNAS on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
2011 study by Yale University, Texas A&M, and Boston University on the growing environmental impact of low-density urban and suburban sprawl.