Last updated: June 25, 2015
2015 review of recent research on the relationship between the presence of urban vegetation or green space and human health and well-being.
Last updated: June 10, 2015
2015 research brief on Americans’ perceptions of climate risks and support for policy options, with breakdowns for all 50 states, 435 congressional districts, and 3,000-plus counties.
Last updated: May 28, 2015
2015 study from the U.S. Geological Survey examining trends in pesticide traces found in waterways across the country and effects on aquatic life and human health.
Last updated: May 27, 2015
2014 review of recent research papers on a variety of food safety issues affecting U.S. consumers.
Last updated: May 13, 2015
2015 review of recent reports, research and analysis relating to Amtrak, rail transit and related health and safety issues, with further context on infrastructure and technology spending.
Last updated: May 6, 2015
2015 assessment of the state of research on bikeshare programs, with insight into user demographics, system growth, mode shift, and health and safety.
Last updated: April 29, 2015
2014 and 2009 studies from U.C. Riverside, Yale and the Harvard Kennedy School on the relative merits of policies to encourage efficient use of scarce water resources.
Last updated: April 24, 2015
2015 research review in Science examining a broad range of factors that negatively impact bee health, including declining biodiversity, the role of agrochemicals and climate change.
Last updated: April 14, 2015
2014 study from Cornell, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey on the risk of multi-decade droughts in the context of ongoing climate change.