University of Minnesota
Freelance writer and editor
Joe Hart is a freelance writer, editor and musician based in rural Wisconsin where he lives with his three children. Hart's magazine features have been widely published in the Midwest, and he is a former contributing editor for
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For Thanksgiving, some positive environmental news to share around the table
Let’s use this season of gratitude to celebrate a few success stories.
Who’s keeping organic food honest?
An informal network among farmers may be more important than federal regulation in building trust…
How climate risk is like a flaming truck barreling toward us, and why it’s time to hit the brakes
A narrow escape from a catastrophic car accident sheds new light on an even bigger threat.
What does technology do to our relationship with the environment?
As more apps and other online tools connect users with the outdoors, we walk a fine line between…
These maps show changes in global meat consumption by 2024. Here’s why that matters.
As more people eat more meat, quantity is not the only concern; the nature of the beast makes a…
How institutional investors can alleviate climate change while boosting the global economy
By investing in clean energy in developing countries, investors can reduce greenhouse gas emissions…
Pavel Kabat: Bringing science to the SDGs
Scientists can be very good at creating new knowledge in a specific topic area, then dropping it…
Can software save salt marshes?
Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened…
Cotton, cashmere, chemicals... what really goes into making our clothes?
: If everybody hates wasting food, why do we do it (and how can we stop)?
Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called
The secret life of native bees
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The type of meat we consume makes a difference for the
is not a fan of President Obama's climate legacy heading into
. Here's why:
When the economy goes in circles, everybody wins.
Who's keeping organic food honest?
Solar power may be cheaper than coal in India by 2020
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