One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
Among the elderly, women and black people are more likely to be admitted to the hospital from exposure to wildfire smoke than men and people of other races.
2015 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2012 study in PNAS on the frequency of wildfires in the American West over the past 3,000 years and the implications for larger wildfires.
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.
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.
Research by the University of Pennsylvania, the RAND Corporation and Drexel University on the impact of BIDs on robberies and violence, both within BIDs and in neighboring areas.
2014 selection of videos of academic researchers discussing the long-term impacts of demographic changes, both globally and in the United States.
2014 study in Social Work Research on the varying rates of re-offending based on the punishment given to youths for criminal behavior.
2013 study from of the University of Missouri and University of Oklahoma in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly on press accounts of 11 major events.