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.
A surge in Chinese tourists is shaking up the global economy. Our new research review looks at policy, environmental concerns and their preferences.
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.
A 2016 study in BMJ Injury Prevention finds that for every dollar New York City spends on new bike lanes, more people ride and overall public health improves.
2016 report from the World Bank estimates that by 2050 antimicrobial resistance could kill millions and hurt the global economy more than the recent financial crisis.
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.
2015 study published in Health Affairs that looks at how the diets of people who live in "food deserts" change after a neighborhood supermarket opens.