Critics of fuel-efficiency standards have long argued that, by making cars lighter, they make cars more dangerous. A new paper challenges this theory, arguing that they may be saving lives.
While shark attacks are rare, reports of attacks are on the rise worldwide. This collection of research examines shark-attack trends, victim injuries, how the media portrays sharks and more.
The melting ice caps will not only impact our coastlines, but may radically alter international trade, a new study finds.
Scientists have linked the oil and gas industry to a rash of earthquakes in regions that previously saw few. But, contrary to popular belief, fracking itself is not the main cause.
The seas are rising, but not like water in a bathtub. A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers region-specific predictions for coastal inundation.
Environmental regulations can hurt, but also create jobs, our newest research review finds. It depends on the health of the economy and the type of industry.
2016 study in Demography that looks at how economically advantaged groups are more likely to move to new homes in safer areas after a damaging hurricane.
Updated roundup of research on climate-change risks and the regions and groups most threatened by them, attempts to mitigate these risks, and adaptive efforts for coastal regions.
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A 2016 study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that men avoid so-called "green" behavior because of concerns about gender identity, but behaviors can be changed with targeted advertising.
A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.