Dec 12, 2019
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
A Longitudinal Study of Psychological Distress in the United States Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic 2021
Equal numbers of people experienced serious psychological distress in 30 days during the pandemic as did over an entire year prior to the pandemic.
Smart Cities as Large Technological Systems: Overcoming Organizational Challenges in Smart Cities Through Collective Action 2021
In this article, we argue that the main challenges policymakers confront in deploying 'smart cities' technologies are organizational rather than technological.
Drivers of Differential Views of Health Equity in the U.S.: Is the U.S. Ready to Make Progress? Results from the 2018 National Survey of Health Attitudes 2021
This study uses data from a nationally representative sample of American adults to examine the factors that people think drive health outcomes and their beliefs about the importance of health equity.
COVID-19 and the Experiences of Populations at Greater Risk: Description and Top-Line Summary Data — Wave 2, Fall 2020 2021
This report presents the results of the second of four surveys on how Americans' health views and values have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular focus on populations deemed at risk or underserved, including people of color and those from low- to moderate-income backgrounds. This top-line report summarizes descriptive findings from the second wave of the COVID-19 and the Experiences of Populations at Greater Risk Survey.
Over the past ten years, the climate change research community has developed a scenario framework combining alternative futures of climate and society to facilitate integrated research and consistent assessment to inform policy. Here we assess how well this framework is working and what challenges it faces.
Emergency risk communication is a crucial part responding to crises, but it's also a critical part of preventing negative outcomes from communication missteps.
This volume features a variety of research projects at the intersection of mathematics and public policy. The topics included here fall in the areas of cybersecurity and climate change.
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 fall 2020 weather, regional climate trends, and the upcoming winter season. An interactive tool shows historic tropical cyclone tracks in the Mid-Atlantic from 1980 to 2020.