University of Minnesota
Canadian freelance science writer
Tim Lougheed has worked as a freelance writer in Ottawa, Canada, since 1991. A past president of the Canadian Science Writers' Association, he covers a broad range of topics in science, technology, medicine and education.
Facing up to Phosphorus
Fixing Palm Oil’s Other Climate Threat
Methane emissions from oil palm plantations are a growing contributor to climate change. But they…
Oceans of Energy
Technologies that harness the energy of moving water or temperature differentials in the oceans…
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.
Time to take on the elephant in the illegal wildlife trade room: the need to support local livelihoods
: Smart: Economists talk
change. Cheap green energy is key.
71% of Earth's surface is energetic ocean. Is it waiting for an invite to join the solutions club? Oceans of Energy
: Proud to contribute to
, IMO an important new platform in environmental journalism. If you haven't seen them yet, change that.
: Great discussion with ensia magazine on water tech and stewardship.
w/ an important piece on fixing palm oil's *other* climate threat on
NEW: Methane emissions from oil palm plantations are a growing contributor to climate change. Here's a solution.
This is brilliant! Turning a huge palm oil problem into a renewable energy solution.
: "More people are asking, “How do you do more with less?”
poll: Millennials care abt the environment but don't ID themselves as environmentalists
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