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
Ellen Williams: The future of energy innovation
As director of the U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy, Ellen Williams plays a pivotal…
One Palestinian man’s mission to make urban agriculture more sustainable
Around the world, urban agriculture is playing a role in feeding a growing global population from…
Efforts to combat Zika don’t have to harm the environment
Here’s how we can minimize collateral damage in the war against disease-carrying mosquitoes
What’s happening to our planet — in 8 infographics
How did today’s environmental challenges arise? What are their implications? And what can we do to…
What’s the best way to improve bee habitat?
There’s more to making pollinators happy than planting lots of flowers.
12,000 U.S. schools are within a mile of a hazardous chemical facility. What should we do about that?
In the absence of a federal U.S. policy for schools located near potentially dangerous sites…
Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together.
By combining intermittent renewable energy sources through hybrid projects, developers are taking…
Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects, off-grid or somewhere in between?
South of the Sahara, getting electricity to 620 million people may require an all-of-the-above…
With humans in space we need a trash collector
: Great opportunity for someone working at the intersection of inequality and climate change: $150K fellowship https://t.co/9ahA66Yxkq
This year, 22 countries received American crude oil, marking a more than 1,000% increase
to combatting disease-carrying mosquitoes
: The future of energy innovation. Q&A with Ellen Williams of
: Nature is priceless — so let’s value it via
WITH BENEFITS: Nutritious, nitrogen-fixing
offer bountiful benefits.
US spends billions to support dirty oil, coal and gas projects around the world
Need a little inspiration today? Read about this man's work for
in South Africa…
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