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2013 review of scholarship related to the health and economic impact of air pollution in the United States.
2013 study from Ohio State University on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
2013 study by the University of South Dakota 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 review of research and article in the journal Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2013 study in Energy Policy on the relative cost-effectiveness of plug-in hybrid cars and a car-charging infrastructure.
2009 OSRAM Opto Semiconductors study, comparing the environmental performance of incandescents, compact fluorescents and LEDs
2012 roundup of recent research on issues related to onshore and offshore wind energy
2013 research review of ideas for reporting on cycling in your community: 10 potential stories.
2012 study from MIT and the Sloan Foundation published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the benefits and liabilities of “smart grid” technologies.
2012 review of scientific literature on potential health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas.
2012 study from the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center on how the production of oil may increase rapidly in the coming decade.
Renewable energy information from the 2011 Congressional Research Service report, “U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics.”
Petroleum-related statistics from the 2012 Congressional Research Service report, “U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics.”
Electricity-related data from the 2012 Congressional Research Service report, “U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics.”
2012 report from the Congressional Research Service providing an overview of U.S. energy production and consumption.
2011 study in Review of World Economics analyzing the case of Ghana to see how countries might avoid the so-called resource curse.
2012 Congressional Research Service report on business results for the five biggest U.S. oil companies over the past five years.
2012 study by MIT on the technological progress in automobiles since 1980 and the trade-offs between fuel economy, weight and power.
2012 study by New York University and Yale on the peer-influence effects of installing solar panels within different ZIP codes.
2011 study by Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center on the energy contained in discarded plastics and its economic value.