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
Recycling Carpets For Car Parts
Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks
From Fortune Brainstorm Green to SXSW Eco and beyond, Will Sarni is one of world’s most…
The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation
Efforts to curb illegal wildlife trade must acknowledge and embrace sustainable use.
Teach a Child, Change a World
New Delhi environmental educator and entrepreneur Vimlendu Jha is improving India’s environment one…
The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which began operations in early 2014 in the Mojave…
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
The biggest problem with GMOs isn’t technology. It’s when technology is used as a silver bullet…
Can Today’s Technology Save Us?
Maybe we already have what we need to solve our greatest environmental challenges.
From Grid Waste to Good Taste
An innovative farm is hoping to turn a losing situation into a win-win by producing crops while…
What Does a Sustainable Future Actually Look Like?
If sustainability is going to succeed, it’s time to talk specifics.
: Why Early Spring Is Bad News :-(
: Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks -
Homogeneous crop trend winners: soybean, sunflower, palm oil. Losers: cassava, sweet potatoes, millet, sorghum, us.
"Cascading system failures" - that doesn't sound so good.
: Great infographic on year's most neglected food story (via
: MIT chemists devise a reaction that traps carbon dioxide and turns it into something useful
Get ready to pay more for bananas (plus lessons for other global monocultures)
Some existing technologies that, if scaled up, cld help solve some of our most pressing enviro issues
: Excellent piece on emerging solutions to one of the biggest no-brainer issues there is: food waste
: President Obama’s New Budget Is Peppered With Efforts To Tackle Climate Change via
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