Category: Climate Change
2011 study by Yale University, Texas A&M, and Boston University on the growing environmental impact of low-density urban and suburban sprawl.
2013 study on how the water supply and management strategies of four cities in the U.S. and Australia have evolved over time.
2013 research perspectives on wildfire fighting costs for the federal government, in the wake of the massive Yosemite Rim Fire.
2013 review of contextual research information relating to the Yosemite wildfire of August 2013. Included are representative studies in this area.
2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on long-term trends in human consumption of global biosystems production.
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.