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
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…
Three ways artificial intelligence is helping to save the world
As computers get smarter, scientists look at new ways to enlist them in environmental protection.
Let’s take a page from the Paris agreement and commit to a personal climate target
As nations pledge greenhouse gas reductions, so should we
These entrepreneurs are using technology to turn a profit on food waste
Creative businesses aim to get food that would otherwise be wasted into the hands of those who can…
Can superfoods boost the planet’s health, too?
As demand for African and Asian tree-based superfoods grows, researchers and entrepreneurs eye ways…
How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint?
Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides
Our drinking water systems are a disaster. What can we do?
In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent…
Can we bury the carbon dioxide problem?
Seriously — carbon capture and storage could be a game-changer.
What the Green Climate Fund really means for international development.
A Floating Food Forest Prepares to Sets Sail in New York City
Massive bleaching of coral reefs is providing sobering insights into the impacts of
Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef
After being nearly hunted to extinction, the American bison is made a national icon
: As computers get smarter scientists look at new ways to enlist them in environmental protection
Inside agriculture's sustainability inflection point
Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?
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on what it will take to fulfill the Green Climate Fund’s promise
: Three ways artificial intelligence is helping save the environment
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