Momentum Magazine Archives
In the Fall 2012 Momentum, award-winning environmental journalist Hillary Rosner shines the spotlight on seven promising approaches to solving seven environmental grand challenges, from revitalizing ocean fisheries to shaping more sustainable cities. Also, explore new perspectives on hydropower, an intriguing underground connection between Iceland and Kenya, food waste, futurist Jamais Cascio’s take on jet packs and government, and more.
For our first-ever special issue, Momentum invited experts around the world to give us their take on how we might craft solutions to some of our planet’s biggest challenges. Check out M. Sanjayan’s suggestions for stemming biodiversity loss, Peggy Liu’s perspectives on renewable energy, Alex Steffen's vision for sustainable cities and more.
Freshwater, oil, phosphorus, biofuels, rain forests … as human pressure on natural resources grows, so does the challenge of managing them sustainably. Check out Momentum’s Fall 2011 issue for new insights on balancing human and environmental needs, as well as an introduction to green chemistry, insights on e-waste and more.
As climate change looms, governments, businesses and individuals are preparing for business not as usual. Momentum’s Spring 2011 issue takes a look at adaptation activities underway around the world—with companion articles on climate change vulnerability, energy innovation in China, ecomusicology and more.
What is nature worth? The Fall 2010 issue of Momentum looks at how we can give ecosystems credit for the services they provide – and why it’s important to do so. Also inside: energy efficiency, water footprints, deep thoughts from oceanographer Sylvia Earle and more.
Human use of Earth’s resources is growing faster than ever. Check out the Summer 2010 issue of Momentum for new takes on a spectrum of topics, including population and consumption, empowerment of girls, pandemics, environmental art, and organic vs. industrial food production.
From ice-cold solar energy to Arctic adventures, the Winter 2010 issue of Momentum takes a look at all the good work going on in chilly climates. Check out additional articles on geoengineering, regulating nanotechnology, green marketing and more.
Our fourth issue explores one of today's most urgent questions: How do we feed the world without destroying it? We delve into everything from global agricultural impacts and ecosystem tipping points to boreal forest futures and nature's bank account.
Our third issue pays tribute to sustainable communities: We spotlight green development in developing countries and take a critical look at our fracture-critical world. And we round out the issue with insights from author Alan Weisman, as well as LEED certification experts.
Our second issue includes stories on life after oil, the Green New Deal, food-versus-fuel, and the state of environmental reporting. Plus, national energy experts including Majora Carter, Jeff Goodell, Alex Steffen, John Rowe and more weigh in on everything from green jobs to nuclear power.
In our premiere issue, topics range from Minnesota as a “living laboratory” and the future of the Statewide Conservation and Preservation Plan; to the promise and pitfalls of algae-to-biofuels conversion and the challenges surrounding local food systems.
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