University of Minnesota
Senior editor at Minnesota Monthly magazine
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Tales Great Lakes Tell
Cities are the greatest hope for our planet
If we design cities like ecosystems, they would have the potential to address many of our most…
Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control?
Two researchers propose a novel approach to reduce mosquitoes’ human toll without disrupting…
Can we have our cities and biodiversity, too?
Smart development could mean big benefits for biodiversity and urban areas alike.
Sustainia wants us to start acting today, not tomorrow
Earlier this year, we asked if we might already have what we need to solve our greatest…
Divestiture is nothing but a distraction
Feel-good measures that have no effect on actual greenhouse-gas production are a diversion from the…
The vaults in this bank hold something more precious than money
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How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight
Proponents should consider all possible reactions in order to create a smoother path forward for…
When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us
Recent analyses raise disturbing questions about the health and environmental effects of the stuff…
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