University of Minnesota
Lead senior economist, Environmental Defense Fund
Gernot Wagner serves as lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and is author, with Harvard’s Martin L. Weitzman, of
What will it take to integrate renewables into the power grid? Ask a bicyclist.
How does climate stack up against other worst-case scenarios?
How to steer clear of the looming climate shock
Pay Now or Pay More Later
Air Conditioning Is Not the Enemy
Why development should focus on climate adaptation
Just as climate change disproportionately affects the poor, so must efforts to reduce its toll.
What’s in those new plastic pipes delivering drinking water?
Lingering questions leave some concerned about a new generation of plumbing material
What the Green Climate Fund really means for international development
In its seventh year, progress for the fund has been slow. What will it take to fulfill the GCF’s…
Three ways artificial intelligence is helping to save the world
As computers get smarter, scientists look at new ways to enlist them in environmental protection.
Let’s take a page from the Paris agreement and commit to a personal climate target
As nations pledge greenhouse gas reductions, so should we
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Creative businesses aim to get food that would otherwise be wasted into the hands of those who can…
Can superfoods boost the planet’s health, too?
As demand for African and Asian tree-based superfoods grows, researchers and entrepreneurs eye ways…
How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint?
Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides
The search for
How Nations Are Chipping Away at Their Protected Lands
Why we still need to focus on environmental justice.
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: This New Data Set Is Poised to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation
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investing just got easier
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: What’s in those new
pipes delivering drinking water?
Here’s the Climate Context For the Fort McMurray Wildfire
Why more cities need to add up the economic value of trees