University of Minnesota
Senior economist, Environmental Defense Fund
Gernot Wagner is a senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund. He teaches energy economics as an adjunct associate professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs and is the author of
But Will the Planet Notice?
Air Conditioning Is Not the Enemy
Wind turbines, bikeable cities, clean air and water. How do they do that?
Diana Glassman: Banking on the Environment
The connection between banking and the environment may not seem obvious at first, but it runs deep…
By combining individual strengths in our respective disciplines and focusing on the collective…
Sky-High Race Against Time
Bird’s-eye view of Amazon biodiversity seeks important clues for adapting to climate change before…
A New Model for Climate Advocacy
Pragmatism and compromise are needed to break down climate change into smaller, interconnected…
Climate Talk Surprise
The COP 19 conference was supposed to be a ho-hum prelude to the 2015 Paris conference. Not so much.
New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions
Globally 1.2 billion people live in areas of water scarcity — defined by the United Nations as…
Reuse: The Next Wave for Water Conservation?
As pressures on surface and groundwater grow, so does interest in reclaiming municipal water near…
Wind turbines, bikeable cities, clean air and water. How do the Scandinavians do that?
: Time to restructure # climate problem from a simple pollution problem to a risk-management problem.
5 ways 'systems thinking' can jumpstart action
's 20th birthday, observations on unrealized & unforeseen environmental impacts
Does developed vs. developing divide still make sense in climate change negotiations? Intriguing perspective from
: The global food supply has a demand problem
: CHANGING THE GLOBAL FOOD NARRATIVE - the dominant story about future world food supply is logical, well known & wrong
P in your T? Water recycling could be the next big wave:
: Beans With Benefits
: 1.3 billion tons of food trashed each year. Infographic: The Rotten World of Food Waste