Tag: global warming
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.
2016 study published in
PNAS that looks at the benefits and drawbacks of alternative approaches to recovering depleted fisheries worldwide.
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
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2014 study from Yale University and George Mason University based on two nationally representative surveys on how Americans react to the use of the two terms.
2015 study from the University of Iowa published in
Nature Climate Change examining long-term trends in the frequency and intensity of flood events in the central United States.
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.
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.
2015 research brief on Americans' perceptions of climate risks and support for policy options, with breakdowns for all 50 states, 435 congressional districts, and 3,000-plus counties.
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 in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining the health impacts of particulate matter and black carbon from burning biomass, fossil fuels and other sources.
2014 study in
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory on how companies decide to comply environmental regulations in developing countries.
A 2014 study in the
Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources explores a wide range of issues related to unconventional energy, including well productivity, water use, security and pollution.
2010 study by the University of Maine and others on the effect the ability of whales to sequester carbon and the potential benefits of restoring whale populations.
2014 study published in
Environmental Health Perspectives models four different approaches for increasing bicycle use and details their costs, effectiveness and health impacts.