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
Sustainia wants us to start acting today, not tomorrow
Earlier this year, we asked if we might already have what we need to solve our greatest…
Divestiture is nothing but a distraction
Feel-good measures that have no effect on actual greenhouse-gas production are a diversion from the…
The vaults in this bank hold something more precious than money
You might expect the world’s number one biodiversity hotspot for wild plant species to be located…
How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight
Proponents should consider all possible reactions in order to create a smoother path forward for…
When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us
Recent analyses raise disturbing questions about the health and environmental effects of the stuff…
With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future
Global business can find good investments that also address climate change by looking to the…
We only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it.
Clocks are ticking, and the only planet we have to live on is changing right before our eyes. What…
Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water
Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change…
10 innovations to boost sustainability *now*
: B corporation legislations aim at combining people, the planet and profit
: Why Receipts and Greasy Fingers Shouldn’t Mix
evrimi, sürdürülebilir tarımın gübrede değişen yüzü; "Facing up to Phosphorus"
: Super-sized BPA: Why Receipts and Greasy Fingers Shouldn't Mix in
Check out this cool legal structure that helps corporations make sustainability their true bottom line
How to prevent a world without plants
: How does nature conserve water? Great biomimicry nugget in video:
Will corporations be the ones to save the world?
: Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water