2008 University of Pennsylvania study of the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
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.
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 from the Polytechnic University of Milan and the University of Virginia on the growing rates of international land and water purchases by nations and corporations.
2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences on the problematic pace of global land consumption and agricultural output required to supply the world’s growing population.
2012 study from Duke and Vanderbilt on approaches to improving municipal recycling rates.
2012 metastudy published in the journal Nature on the crop yields of organic and conventional farming.
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 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the total amount of water utilized by individuals and societies globally.
2011 United Nations report on the transfer, adoption and disposal of information communication technology in West Africa.
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.
Study by researchers at Towson University and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute on survival rates and causes of death of gray catbirds
2010 study by researchers from Harvard, Princeton, the University of Adelaide, and the National University of Singapore on the environmental impact across a large set of countries.
2010 study from the Nature Conservancy Center for Science and Public Policy on patterns of stream-flow depletion across 18 Arizona watersheds and possible mitigation strategies.
2010 study published in Nature magazine on the change in the level of phytoplankton activity over the last 100 years.
2010 paper on the increased investment of key developing nations in the global production of clean-energy technology.
2010 study examining the challenges of coordinating small-scale and large-scale endangered-species lists.
Study by researchers from the University of Delaware and Stony Brook University on the potential of large-scale wind-farm networks.
2008 policy brief by the Rappaport Institute and Taubman Center that seeks to quantify carbon dioxide emissions across different metropolitan and suburban areas in the United States.
2008 Yale and Harvard University paper on the relative merits of policies to encourage efficient use of scarce water resources.
2010 study by the University of Maryland and other institutions on the long-term impacts of mountaintop coal mining.
2009 study by Harvard University and Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre
2009 study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on the potential benefits of increasing the reflectivity of urban surfaces such as pavement and roofs.
Paper by the Widener University School of Law on approaches for realizing the potential benefits of energy efficiency.
2008 UC Santa Barbara and the University of Hawaii study on the effects of catch-share systems and their potential to reduce overfishing.
2008 cost-benefit analysis by the Brookings Institution on corn-derived ethanol.
2009 report by the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzing more than a decade of peer-reviewed research on genetically modified crops
2009 McKinsey & Company study on the potential benefits of reducing U.S. energy consumption