A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.
2016 study published in the
Journal of Applied Ecology that looks at how new tracking technology could help prevent animal poaching and international trade involving illegal wildlife parts.
2016 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.
2014 meta-analysis in
Energy Policy that identifies robust studies in the current literature to better understand CO2 emissions from renewable energy facilities over their lifetimes.
2015 report from Yale University and the University of Florida that estimates the amount of solid waste the U.S. disposed of in 2012 and analyzes the effectiveness of U.S. landfills at capturing gas emissions.
2015 study published in
Leisure Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Journal that explores how dogs and dog parks can increase human social contact and influence
2015 review of recent research on the relationship between the presence of urban vegetation or green space and human health and well-being.
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.
2015 assessment of the state of research on bikeshare programs, with insight into user demographics, system growth, mode shift, and health and safety.
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.
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.
2015 roundup of research on recent technological advances that could enable wider adoption of electrical vehicles powered by sustainable energy sources.
2015 study in the journal
Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2014 study published in
Environmental Health Perspectives models four different approaches for increasing bicycle use and details their costs, effectiveness and health impacts.
2014 study published in
International Food and Agribusiness Journal Review on U.S. and Canadian consumers’ perceptions of the terms “organic” and “local."