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
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
You might expect the world’s number one biodiversity hotspot for wild plant species to be located…
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…
With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future
Global business can find good investments that also address climate change by looking to the…
We only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it.
Clocks are ticking, and the only planet we have to live on is changing right before our eyes. What…
Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water
Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change…
evrimi, sürdürülebilir tarımın gübrede değişen yüzü; "Facing up to Phosphorus"
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Check out this cool legal structure that helps corporations make sustainability their true bottom line
How to prevent a world without plants
: How does nature conserve water? Great biomimicry nugget in video:
Will corporations be the ones to save the world?
: Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water
use falls in 2014 for 1st time. Not sign of peak coal yet. But no growth is big change, worth noting
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100,000 species of plants currently face extinction. These UK researchers are doing something about it.
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