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
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…
Efrat Peled: Good Business
As CEO and chairman of Arison Investments, Efrat Peled manages a $2.5 billion-plus portfolio of…
: Hey, America! It's Time to Talk About the Price of Water:
Thoughtful piece from
Enough of this
president says, we can do better:
: Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity. | Ensia
Great news! The Conversation US joins global network
Event announcement -- Food Fight: An In-Depth Look at Cultured Meat | Nov. 13 presented by
-- one of the world’s most respected ocean explorers -- teach us about inspiring change?
: If we want to change the world, we need to test our core assumptions -- and be willing to change them.
: Some good online events @ the Disruptive Innovation Festival:
: When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us
We have met the enemy in America's
crisis, and it is pricing.
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