Category: Climate Change
2014 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts of particulate matter and black carbon from burning biomass, fossil fuels and other sources.
2014 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to extract natural gas and shale oil.
A 2014 study in the
Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources explores a wide range of issues related to unconventional energy, including well productivity, water use, security and pollution.
2014 research brief on the effectiveness of state strategies to reduce emissions, by Don Grant, University of Colorado at Boulder; Kelly Bergstrand, University of Arizona; and Katrina Running, Idaho State University.
2012 study in the
Journal of Industrial Ecology on how electric cars stack up against those with traditional gas and diesel engines over their entire lifetimes.
2010 study by the University of Maine and others on the effect the ability of whales to sequester carbon and the potential benefits of restoring whale populations.
2014 study in
Environmental Health Perspectives on the effect of global warming on future heat waves and their subsequent impact on human health.
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 by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on ways that nations, states and municipalities can act to limit or reverse trends in CO2 emissions.
2013 research on how legislators and other public officials get an honest representation of what scientists know, by Debra Javeline, University of Notre Dame.