Instead of harming the economies of developing countries, carbon offsets and taxes on shipping and aviation would have a minimal or even a positive economic impact if implemented wisely, according to a new study.
Tropical cyclones will cause $109 billion in damages by 2100, according to Yale and MIT researchers in a paper published in Nature Climate Change.
How is climate change going to affect our economic activity in the future? Many researchers have dug into this subject empirically in recent years, including economists Michael Greenstone and Benjamin Olken of MIT. Now Olken, ...
(Phys.org)—Traffic deaths have fallen dramatically since 2005, but estimates for 2012 suggest that the trend may be ending, says a University of Michigan researcher in a new report.
Port Lincoln tuna are bigger, healthier and happier when they are kilometres offshore, according to a study by University of Tasmania researchers.
It's summer. For many of us, summer is a time synonymous with fresh corn, one of the major field crops produced in the United States.
With the HS2 rail project being debated widely in both parliament and the media, it is important to review and understand the economic impacts of HSR. In research published in Transport Reviews, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, ...
A dirty bomb attack centered on downtown Los Angeles' financial district could severely impact the region's economy to the tune of nearly $16 billion, fueled primarily by psychological effects that could persist for a decade.
Paving a highway across South America is providing lessons on the impact of road construction elsewhere.
Rising sea levels are likely to change Southern California beaches in the coming century, but not in ways you might expect.