University of Minnesota
Director, California Academy of Sciences
Jonathan Foley is the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. Foley's work focuses on the sustainability of our civilization and the global environment.
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity.
Changing the Global Food Narrative
Breaking the Cycle of Climate Inaction
Remembering the Dreams of Our Ancestors
The Change We Believe In, But Never Test
It’s Time to Rethink America’s Corn System
Obama: Stealth Climate Warrior?
New Problems Call for New Solutions
A Tale of Two Worlds
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
These entrepreneurs are using technology to turn a profit on food waste
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
Our drinking water systems are a disaster. What can we do?
In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent…
How technology is making it easier to track fish from hook to fork.
Taiwanese chemical spill thought to cause mass fish die-off in Vietnam
Here's what it would take for the US to run on 100%
Earth may be home to a staggering one trillion species, scientists say
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: 3 ways artificial intelligence is helping to save the world |
: What’s in those new plastic pipes delivering drinking water?
Can bats reduce nut farmers' pesticide use?
: Is the water coming out of those plastic pipes safe?
In Brazil, a new Zika strategy: billboards that smell like humans and kill mosquitoes