University of Minnesota
Stephanie Xenos is a Twin Cities-based arts writer with a special interest in visual arts as well as the intersection of art and environment. She is a regular contributor to Mpls/St Paul magazine and is currently hard at work on her first novel.
Power to the People
Second Hand: Artists Turn Trash to Treasure
Christiana Figueres: On the road to Paris
As executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana…
Vietnam searches for solutions to deal with domestic e-waste
Much of the world’s electronic waste ends up in Vietnam — not only cell phones, computers, printers…
Can Latin America do palm oil right?
As western hemisphere oil palm plantations boom, environmentalists eye ways to avoid repeating the…
If we quit oil, then what?
Ditching oil would hugely increase electricity demand. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the…
What’s the role of the private sector in solving environmental challenges?
What do CEOs and sustainability officers at major corporations see as their biggest sustainability…
Agroecology can help fix our broken food system. Here’s how.
The various incarnations of the sustainable food movement need a science with which to approach a…
How do you bring electricity to 620 million people?
Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will…
Protecting the endangered Arabian leopard in the mountains of Oman
When you think of wildlife rangers crisscrossing remote landscapes to protect endangered animals, a…
The US is no longer the top market for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) sales
If you think EVs are always greener, these county-level maps will take you by surprise.
: As humans change the planet, more native animals and plants are hybridizing Problem — or solution?
Supreme Court Blocks EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions
"We have a sense of urgency, because we only have a limited (carbon) budget."
Resource efficiency + energy efficiency + renewables = decoupling
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: How Sub-Saharan Africa chooses to meet its need for reliable energy will affect entire planet.
How Sub-Saharan Africa chooses to meet its need for reliable energy will affect entire planet.
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