Category: Climate Change
2013 review of relevant studies and reports on weather trends and heat waves, examining both technical studies and public health estimates of the impact on mortality rates.
2013 review of reearch on the health effects of coal, with a focus on a study in PNAS on the relationship between coal combustion and mortality in China.
2013 review of three academic papers that survey the scientific literature and community and determine that 97% of scientists agree about climate change.
2012 study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Michigan on how summer temperatures can affect the elderly suffering from chronic diseases.
2010 study by the Yale, George Washington Law School, and the University of Oklahoma on how values shape perceptions of expert agreement and truth.
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 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 study in Journalism on the converging practices of journalistic and advocacy organizations, as seen through the case of climate change-related coverage.
2013 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the state of the climate of the continental United States for the year 2012.
2012 study in Science on the true nature and extent of melting of the Antarctic and Greenland ice masses.