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
The number one thing we can do to protect Earth’s oceans
Marine governance favors consumption and commerce over conservation. Here's what we can do…
To build a better future, we must imagine ourselves there
Instead of portraying Earth in 2050 as a hellhole, let’s envision — and create — a place we would…
As flooding intensifies, coastal megacities turn to social media to stay afloat
Coastal cities around the world are facing multiple environmental challenges, including rising…
How better weather forecasting can help stretch water supplies
Reservoir managers look to storm predictions to make smarter choices about dam operations
What’s a national park to do about climate change?
Increasingly battered by heat, drought and flood, U.S. national parks are responding with a…
Why development should focus on climate adaptation
Just as climate change disproportionately affects the poor, so must efforts to reduce its toll.
What’s in those new plastic pipes delivering drinking water?
Lingering questions leave some concerned about a new generation of plumbing material
What the Green Climate Fund really means for international development
In its seventh year, progress for the fund has been slow. What will it take to fulfill the GCF’s…
Let’s envision and create a world we would all love to live in.
: An excellent read, with important points about the dangers of geoengineering & how to respond to the unexpected.
: Time to tout the benefits of a genuinely sustainable world
: Reservoir managers look to storm predictions to make smarter choices about dam operations
Plants Generate Floating Green Power
The pace of environmental damage is ‘intensifying’ across the globe, U.N. agency says
Solving the monarch butterfly's decline will take more than just milkweed
We've changed a life giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?
Why we need better ways to cut
gases from agriculture
Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk
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