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.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of NCDs such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers from Michigan State, UCLA, the University of Alberta, Université Laval, UC Davis and other institutions discuss food safety, including supply-chain security and the impact of new media on communications
2014 selection of research related to the long-term health consequences of childhood obesity as well as the effectiveness of nutrition and exercise programs to prevent obesity
2014 study published in International Food and Agribusiness Journal Review on U.S. and Canadian consumers’ perceptions of the terms “organic” and “local.”
2014 review of recent research papers on a variety of food safety issues affecting U.S. consumers.
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 the Harvard School of Public Health on how the new school food standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have affected students’ meal choices and behavior.
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 roundup of research on biofuels, including public attitudes, health effects, land use, environmental consequences and the long-term outlook.