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
Sparking climate engagement through art and community
Can art and spectacle raise awareness of climate change? Organizers of a yearly gathering in…
These fires are huge, hidden and harmful. What can we do?
Smoldering peat gives off massive quantities of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, but the search…
Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move
The phrase “climate refugee” likely brings to mind images of people fleeing a low-lying Pacific…
The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?
Herbicides, insecticides and fungicides threaten the environment and human health in many parts of…
Katharine Hayhoe: Bridging the climate change divide
Katharine Hayhoe is a leading climate scientist at Texas Tech University and has been featured in…
Will outrage over recent murders help Honduran environmental activists achieve their goal?
Recent murders are affecting indigenous people’s efforts to protect the environment.
Animals to humans: Be quiet, already
Human noise is reshaping the soundscape — creating concerns for creatures on the edge.
Researchers around the world are learning from indigenous communities. Here’s why that’s a good thing.
From Canada’s Far North to Australia, pursuing a more respectful relationship between science and…
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Clmate-displaced persons deserve a dignified transition. Here's how to make it happen.
Can we transform the built environment by 2030?
Detecting and acting on peat fires early is overwhelmingly important.
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: Scandinavian-style sustainability: Wind turbines, bicycles, clean air & water. How do they do that?
Researchers have found 750,000 microplastic pieces per square km in the Garbage Patch
Getting beyond just wheat, corn and rice.
How to protect sharks and humans at the same time.