Via UChicago News
LandUse 6K, a five-year project under the leadership of Kathleen Morrison, aims to understand how variances in land use—like dry versus wet crops—had different impacts on the climate.
Via The Washington Post
A new paper from former NASA scientist James Hansen and colleagues received its first official peer review by UChicago’s geoscientist David Archer. Archer says that the paper is a “masterwork of scholarly synthesis, modeling virtuosity, and insight, with profound implications.”
Via Chicago Policy Review
Society is accruing a large economic benefit from the shale gas boom. More evidence is needed to calculate the costs of externalities associated with fracking, however, a new study shows their economic impact by estimating the net benefits of the natural gas industry between 2007 and 2013.