Environmental campaigners are split on the role nuclear power can play in cleaning up the planet. New research suggests that closing nuclear plants increases carbon emissions.
Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to Harvard's Shorenstein Center.
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.
Climate change is causing wildfires to consume ever-larger swaths of forest, scientists say, breaking records and blanketing many states in dangerous smoke.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
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.
A surge in Chinese tourists is shaking up the global economy. Our new research review looks at policy, environmental concerns and their preferences.
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.
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A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.