A 2013 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences seeking to better quantify the current levels, regions and sectors that are the key sources of methane in the United States.
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2013 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas and shale oil.
2013 selection of research on the impacts of the nuclear accident, ongoing safety concerns and the potential economic consequences of the Games.
2013 roundup of research on biofuels, including public attitudes, health effects, land use, environmental consequences and the long-term outlook.
2013 review of reearch on the health effects of coal, with a focus on a study in PNAS on the relationship between coal combustion and mortality in China.
2013 study by Florida State University the effectiveness of a range of state incentive programs for the construction of energy-efficient builtings..
2013 interview with Ken Ward Jr., of The Charleston Gazette (W.Va.), one of the country’s leading voices on energy and environment issues.
2013 study from Ohio State University published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
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.