Tag: global warming
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
The changing climate is expected to breed fiercer hurricanes. As the dollar value of the damage increases, the cleanup will become harder for America to afford, a new paper forecasts.
The melting ice caps will not only impact our coastlines, but may radically alter international trade, a new study finds.
Investments in efficiency are most cost-effective when electricity prices are highest. Smart meters are helping economists better estimate when electricity is needed to meet consumer demand.
The seas are rising, but not like water in a bathtub. A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers region-specific predictions for coastal inundation.
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.
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.
2016 study published in PNAS that looks at the benefits and drawbacks of alternative approaches to recovering depleted fisheries worldwide.