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.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.
The melting ice caps will not only impact our coastlines, but may radically alter international trade, a new study finds.
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.
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.