Jan 2, 2018
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
This seasonal climate summary draws from a variety of scientific resources for the benefit of policymakers, practitioners, residents, and community leaders in the Mid-Atlantic region, with a focus on the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This edition includes details on spring 2020 weather, regional climate trends, and the upcoming summer 2020 season. An interactive tool shows historic and projected changes in the timing of spring temperatures.
Meeting Climate, Mobility, and Equity Goals in Transportation Planning Under Wide-Ranging Scenarios: A Demonstration of Robust Decision Making 2020
Robust Decision Making offers a promising complement and possibly future alternative to current prediction-based and scenario approaches that could help planners better manage in today's conditions of fast-paced change.
Do Recent Experiences of Sexual Violence and Co-Occurring Depression and Anxiety Symptoms Predict Poorer Functioning One Year Later During the Transition to Young Adulthood? 2020
This study suggests that past year experiences of sexual violence, along with concurrent depression and anxiety symptoms, can affect functioning across a variety of health domains one year later during early young adulthood.
Natech or Natural? An Analysis of Hazard Perceptions, Institutional Trust, and Future Storm Worry Following Hurricane Harvey 2020
The present study examined the relationships hazard perceptions had with institutional trust and future storm worry following Hurricane Harvey.
The Social Structure of Climate Change Research and Practitioner Engagement: Evidence from California 2020
This study thus examines the perspectives and experiences of researchers regarding practitioner engagement, drawing from an original survey of California's climate research community and supplemental interviews.
Demystifying the Belt and Road Initiative: A Clarification of its Key Features, Objectives and Impacts 2020
This report describes the Belt and Road Initiative's common criticisms, defining characteristics, and externalities, and the authors explore implications for policymakers.
Our study depicts a generally positive picture of age-related changes in three important aspects of decision-making competence and it shows that starting levels of decision-making competence are predictive of decision-making performance over time.
Practical Factors Determining Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Settings: Results from Four Online Stakeholder Panels 2020
This study aimed to identify practical factors that stakeholders find most critical to consider when planning adolescent substance use treatment.