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
Debbie Dooley: Making the Tea Party — and America — a little greener
When you think of the Tea Party, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t renewable…
Here’s a better way to spend the UN’s $100B Green Climate Fund
Empowering the next generation through universal education should be an essential element in…
Visualizing the stories data can tell
Scientists and technologists are turning numbers about everything from condors to ocean-floor…
Building the new environmentalism
We must build a new economy. And to do that, we must build a new politics.
Here’s a way to pay for a healthier planet
Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide environmental…
Saving the rainforest and tapirs in Nicaragua
Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the northern hemisphere and one of those most…
Sustainability requires that we learn to embrace change, not fight it
Instead of engineering nature into standardized systems of production, we should look for ways to…
The end and beginning of the Arctic
At the top of the world, it’s time to get ready for a new future.
"Recycled. Organic. Natural. Biodegradable. Non-toxic" How true are these words when it comes to marketing?
: On > flexibility & adaptability. RT
works in cycles. We should, too.
Want to know the secret to real sustainability?
How do we build a new environmentalism?
Can We Grow Safe Produce and Conserve Nature at the Same Time?
: GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
"Climate change for me is probably the number one environmental justice issue of the 21st century." -
Gaia Vince needed to see the changes happening around the world for herself. So, she packed up and hit the road.
: Fugitive methane emissions look very much like an oil spill in the sky:
Meet the woman who is making the Tea Party -- and America -- a little bit greener.