University of Minnesota
Senior economist, Environmental Defense Fund
Gernot Wagner is a senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and author, with Harvard’s Martin Weitzman, of the forthcoming
Pay Now or Pay More Later
Air Conditioning Is Not the Enemy
The Secret to Real Sustainability
Truly sustainable decisions start with looking at the big picture.
Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder
Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry?
If a Tree Falls in a Virtual Forest…
Could augmented and virtual reality games convince humans to do something about climate change?
We Need Stronger, Smarter Electrical Grids
The way we generate, deliver and use power must change drastically if we are to meet the needs of…
In Water We Trust
Downstream beneficiaries of clean water are anteing up to protect water supplies at their source.
In many ways, deltas are a river system’s “grand finale.” After meandering hundreds or thousands of…
Dying to Save the World
Reports of growing violence against environmental activists lead to a search for solutions.
The End of Sustainability
The realities of the Anthropocene demand a new approach to environmental governance.
announces new keynotes, sessions and a ping pong tournament?! Why not! Hope to see you in Austin this fall.
Our top-read Voices piece last quarter: GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
: 27 new
sessions announced with top-level speakers from
and many more:
Taking to the skies: Drones on a Different Mission
+ Ensia: Conservation Drones
Platform vs. Plastic: This Floating Platform Could Filter The Plastic From Our Polluted Oceans
Trust funds for clean water - cool!
: Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry?
personally! Do you think
to make more
choices in your daily life?
In the wake of an oil spill - can we do better?
: Has the time come to retire sustainability to pasture? Out with sustainability, in with resilience?