Environmental economist Katherine Zipp studies how floodplain damages affect long-term housing development in high flood-risk areas.
Four factors to consider in the race to solve the climate crisis, including how to scale up a tool called negative emissions and why the oceans can only help so much.
Systems approaching viability in field tests of Duke-led Gates Foundation "Reinvent the Toilet" project.
Climate change is being felt in a corner of the world different from where one might expect: Wall Street, where some of the biggest investors are starting to take action.
Researchers find that, opposite to greenhouse gases, the cooling effect of aerosols benefited the economies of tropical, developing countries and harmed the economies of high latitude, developed countries.
Mediterranean-type climates face immediate drops in rainfall when greenhouse gases rise, but this could be stopped quickly if emissions are cut.
New study proposes methodology for identifying effective hedging strategies based on weather derivatives.
Delivering online shopping to people’s homes is a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions, particularly when deliveries fail and the journey needs to be repeated.
Hydropower dams, which use flowing water to turn a series of turbines to generate electricity, provide a source of energy that doesn’t rely on fossil fuels. But they also disrupt the flow of rivers, and impact the fish and people that live there.
NUS ecologists found that current approaches involving enforcement and provision of alternative livelihoods are unlikely to succeed in deterring informal gold mining in Myanmar.
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