Tag: greenhouse gases
A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.
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.
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 assessment of the state of research on bikeshare programs, with insight into user demographics, system growth, mode shift, and health and safety.
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.
2015 roundup of research on recent technological advances that could enable wider adoption of electrical vehicles powered by sustainable energy sources.
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.
2013 review of research and article in the journal
Science on the global energy consumption of Internet and communications technology.
2014 review of scientific literature on potential health and environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to extract natural gas and shale oil.
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.