A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
Federal laws protect air passengers and direct how airlines must compensate anyone bumped from a flight. This tip sheet helps journalists comb through the fine print.
The EPA declined, after years of review, to ban the common insecticide chlorpyrifos in March 2017. We outline the controversy and the evidence it hurts developing brains.
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.
Investments in efficiency are most cost-effective when electricity prices are highest. Smart meters are helping economists better estimate when electricity is needed to meet consumer demand.
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.
Airplanes are now the largest source of lead pollution in the United States. Americans hurt by lead exposure may be losing billions in lost wages.
Government bans on lightweight plastic shopping bags have spread in recent years amid fears about plastic’s negative impact on the environment. But alternatives are not necessarily better.
When New York is enveloped in pollution, the stock market loses value and sends a negative signal to global markets, a recent paper finds.