IonE In the News

Media coverage of the Institute on the Environment and affiliated programs and activities:

  1. Stalled Crop Yields in India, China Cause for Worry: Experts – Zoomlion (3/22)
  2. When Climate Sinks High-Tech Rice, Older Varieties May Save the Day – PRI (3/20)
  3. Will Natural Gas Dim Solar’s Shine? – Climate Central (3/14)
  4. Could Solar Power Overtake Natural Gas in the U.S.? – Quartz (3/10)
  5. Latest Research: Scientists Say That “Oil Palm Plantations Hover Water Quality” – Zine Report (3/10)
  6. Can Mock Hunts Save Lions in Kenya and Tanzania? – Oximity (3/9)
  7. Kimberly Carlson – Union of Concerned Scientists (3/6)
  8. Teaching Through Art – Minnesota Daily (2/23)
  9. New Perspective on Bioenergy Economic Model – Clean Technica (2/19)
  10. Toxic Exposure Could Be Causing a Pandemic of Brain Disorders in Kids – Quartz (2/18)
  11. Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms? – Climate Central (2/14)
  12. The Foods That Will Survive the Disasters of the Future – Gizmodo (2/14)
  13. A Ray of Sunshine for Bioenergy – Environmental Research Web (2/10)
  14. A Ray of Sunshine for Bioenergy – Eureka Alert (2/9)
  15. Is pH a Red Herring for Ocean Acidification? – Climate Central (2/7)
  16. Cleaner Lakes are Social Media Stars – Discover Magazine (2/6)
  17. Online Photos Provide Evidence for the Value of Clean Water – Phys.org (2/3)
  18. Online Photos Provide Evidence for the Value of Clean Water – Eureka Alert (2/3)
  19. Impacts of Climate Variations on Crop Productivity – International Business Times (1/28)
  20. Können Big Data Indiens letzte wilde Tiger retten? – Oximity (1/26)
  21. GEMI Launches Supply Chain Sustainability Tool – Environment & Energy Management News (1/23)
  22. When it Comes to Variations in Crop Yield, Climate Has a Big Say – Phys.org (1/22)
  23. U Researchers Make Sustainable Magnet – Minnesota Daily (1/21)
  24. How Domesticated Dogs Made Serengeti Lions Sick – The Verge (1/19)
  25. Study Sheds Light on Links Between Diseases of Dogs and Big Cats – University of Glasgow (1/19)
  26. Can Cities Lead the Way in Maximizing Nature’s Values? – GreenBiz (1/13)
  27. Into the Mountains – Sidetracked (1/12)
  28. Better Dam Planning Strategies – NewsWise (1/6)
  29. OPAL Software Aims to Restore Ecosystems – GreenBiz.com (1/5)
  30. Can Electric Vehicles be Environmental Villains? – The Energy Collective (12/25)
  31. How Much of the World’s Cropland is Actually Used to Grow Food? – Vox (12/16)
  32. Your All-Electric Car May Damage Environment – Asian Age (12/18)
  33. Electric Vehicles Could Reduce Air Pollution Deaths by 70%, Study Finds – Consumer Affairs (12/16)
  34. Electric Vehicles Aren’t as Environmentally Friendly as We Thought, Study Finds – Headlines & Global News (12/16)
  35. How Green is Your Elecric Car? It Depends on the Power Source – The Register-Guard (12/16)
  36. Vehicles Powered by Electricity From Renewables Could Save Lives – Product, Design & Development (12/16)
  37. Electric Cars a Mixed Bag for Health, Climate – Climate Central (12/15)
  38. Why Your All-Electric Car May Not Be So Green – ABC (12/15)
  39. That Electric Car May Not Be as Green as You Think – Pioneer Press (12/15)
  40. University Lab Aims to Lead Energy Transition Efforts – Minnesota Daily (12/10)
  41. What We Know About the Future of the Arctic is Scary — What We Don’t Know, Scarier – Quartz (12/10)
  42. Was Green Energy Just a Fad? With Cheap Oil, Americans Buy Gas Guzzlers Again – The Guardian (12/10)
  43. Stanford Collaboration Helps Governments Offset Damage Caused by Development Projects – Imperial Valley News (12/7)
  44. The End and Beginning of the Arctic – Climate Central (12/6)
  45. Stanford Collaboration Helps Governments Offset Damage Caused by Development Projects – Stanford News (12/4)
  46. Experts Urge Better Diets for Life, Planet – Minnesota Daily (11/20)
  47. ‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings – Climate Central (11/19)
  48. No Tilling, Better Soil – Minnesota Daily (11/19)
  49. The Two That Will Feed The 9 Billion – The Daily Republic (11/18)
  50. Using Science to Open Way to ‘Blue Economy’ – Phys.org (11/18)
  51. We May Be Close to a World of Limitless Power from Artificial Leaves – Quartz (11/19)
  52. What If Our Diets Don’t Change by 2050? New Research Tells the Good and the Bad! – The Raw Food World (11/15)
  53. Rising Incomes Are Making People Unhealthy and Destroying the Environment – Vice (11/14)
  54. Fish and Vegetable Diet Could Save the Planet As Well As Our Lives – Red Orbit (11/14)
  55. The Best Diet for the Planet is Also Ideal for Humans – Eat Drink Better (11/14)
  56. Your Cheeseburger is Ruining Everything – Grist (11/14)
  57. Palm-oil Giant Makes Big Committment. Rainforests Rejoice – Grist (11/13)
  58. Feeding a Growing Population in a Warmer World – Yale Climate Connections (11/13)
  59. Mostly Plants: New Science Says a Healthier Diet is Best for the Climate – Civil Eats (11/12)
  60. Plant-Based Diet is Best for Planet, New Science Says – Time.com (11/12)
  61. Live Longer? Save the Planet? Better Diet Could Nail Both – Eureka Alert (11/12)
  62. New Study Shows Healthier Food Choices Could Dramatically Decrease Environmental Costs of Agriculture – Phys.Org (11/12)
  63. Switching to a Healthy Diet Will Help You Live Longer, and Also Cut Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Medical Daily (11/12)
  64. Linking Diet to Human and Environmental Health – Science Codex (11/12)
  65. Five Best Ideas of the Day: November 6 – Time.com (11/6)
  66. Cities Designed Like Ecosystems Offer Untold Gains – Climate Central (11/2)
  67. Ag Expansion, U of Minnesota – Yale Climate Connections (10/29)
  68. Countries Away, Helping Farmers – Minnesota Daily (10/27)
  69. When It Comes to Food Packaging, What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us – GreenBiz.com (10/27)
  70. From Grid Waste to Good Taste – Climate Central (10/26)
  71. The Future of Food: Experts Predict How Our Plates Will Change – Time (10/9)
  72. Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators Could Worsen Global Malnutrition - Science (10/8)
  73. It’s Time for America to Talk About the Price of Water – Huffington Post (10/7)
  74. How Minnesota Can Keep the Lights On – Star Tribune (10/3)
  75. Study Examines Carbon Storage in Trees – Minnesota Daily (9/29)
  76. University of Minnesota Forges Way as Plastics Research Leader - Pioneer Press (9/28)
  77. Study of Pumas Spans Continents - Minnesota Daily (9/23)
  78. Global Importance of Pollinators Underestimated - PhysOrg (9/17)
  79. Stanford Research Links Malnutrition and Pollination - Stanford News (9/17)
  80. I Vincitori dei Premi Balzan 2014 – Focus (9/10)
  81. U Forges Way as Plastics Research Leader - Minnesota Daily (9/10)
  82. Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks? - Climate Central (9/7)
  83. New Global ‘Road Map’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads - Climate Central (9/6)
  84. Moving a Forest: As Climate Changes, Ecosystems Will Need to Shift – MinnPost (9/3)
  85. Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights – Climate Central (8/30)
  86. How the Zero Waste Economy Benefits Everyone – GreenBiz.com (8/28)
  87. CSP Recieves $20 Million NSF Grant to Pioneer Bioplastics – Biomass Magazine (8/14)
  88. Let’s Use Organic and GMOs to Feed the World - HuffPostGreen (8/13)
  89. Feeding Everyone with a Minimum of Carbon Emissions - ArsTechnica (8/11)
  90. Bye Bye Bycatch? Smart Nets That Save Fish – EcoWatch (8/11)
  91. Ernahrungssicherheit: Haben Forscher die Welformel gefunden? – Wirtschafts Woche Green (8/4)
  92. What Climate Change Means For Your Morning Coffee - Climate Central (8/9)
  93. The End of Sustainability - New Security Beat (7/30)
  94. 3 Ways to Grow More Food Without Stressing the Environment - Fast Company (7/30)
  95. Dirty Drinking Water in Farm Country - Environmental Working Group (7/29)
  96. Bangor-born Looks Outside Government to Solve Looming Global Food Crisis - Bangor Daily News (7/29)
  97. In Water We Trust: How Quito’s Water Trust Funds Succeed – GreenBiz.com (7/28)
  98. Die Tierdichte müsste reduziert werden - Faz.net (7/27)
  99. Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate - Climate Central (7/26)
  100. Private Water Wells Soaking Up Fertilizers, University Research Says - Minnesota Daily (7/23)
  101. Effektive Landwirtschaft gegen den Welthunger - Ernährungsumschau (7/23)
  102. Strategien gegen den Hunger: Kritik an Effizienz, Rodungen und Energiepflanzen – AID.de (7/23)
  103. We Have Enough Land To Feed Our Growing Population, We Just Have To Use It Right, Study Finds – Ashville Institute (7/21)
  104. Den Hunger lindern – Frankfurter Rundschau (7/21)
  105. Sustainability: Food Security Solutions – Xperedon (7/21)
  106. Die Erde gibt noch einiges her - Neue Zürcher Zeitung (7/20)
  107. Bis 2050 muss Landwirtschaft hocheffektiv werden!- Topagrar online (7/19)
  108. Weniger Hunger durch weniger Fleisch - TAZ.de (7/18)
  109. Leverage Points for Improving Global Food Security and the Environment – The Campaign for Real Farming (7/19)
  110. A Roadmap for Reconciling Food Security and Conservation – Conservation (7/18)
  111. How to Boost Production But Not Emissions? Researchers Identify Key Ways - Christian Science Monitor (7/18)
  112. Rice Guzzles the Most Water, Consumes Excess Nutrients Among Crops: Minnesota Researchers - Oryza.com (7/18)
  113. How to Feed 3 Billion Extra People Without Trashing the Planet - Vox (7/18)
  114. The Six Countries That Could Change the Future of Food Production – IOP (7/18)
  115. Grasslands Conversion May Increase Water Pollution in SE Minnesota - Star Tribune (7/18)
  116. Sustainable and Ecological Agriculture Could Feed 3Bn More People – Green&Blue Tomorrow (7/18)
  117. Study Pinpoints Key ‘Leverage Points’ to Feed More People with Existing Land – Food Navigator (7/18)
  118. Οι αγελάδες «στερούν τροφή από τους ανθρώπους» – To BHMA Science (7/18)
  119. Famine No More: The World of Plenty Lies Ahead – Reason.com (7/18)
  120. Smartare odling kan mätta miljarder fler - Sveriges Radio (7/18)
  121. Wie die Landwirtschaft umweltschonender werden kann - Focus.de (7/17)
  122. Improved Food Systems Could Feed 3 Billion More People – Study – All Africa (7/17)
  123. Hunger in der Welt: Wie zehn Milliarden Menschen satt werden könnten - Spiegel Online (7/17)
  124. How Can We Feed Billions More People? – Newsweek (7/17)
  125. We Have Enough Land to Feed Our Growing Population, We Just Have to Use it Right, Study Finds - Huffington Post (7/17)
  126. Better Use of World’s Existing Cropland Could Feed 3 Billion People: Study - The Guardian (7/17)
  127. Cool Roofs Rising: Reflective Roof Coatings and Materials Bring Multiple Benefits - Living Green Magazine (7/17)
  128. New Study Shows How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More – Phys.org (7/17)
  129. How Eating Less Meat Can Help Feed the World - Salon (7/17)
  130. Fix Farms in a Few Countries and Feed 3 Billion People - NewScientist.com (7/17)
  131. Sizing Down Food Waste: What’s the Worst Thing to Toss? – NPR (7/17)
  132. Food Used to Fatten Animals Could Feed 3 Billion: Study - NBC News (7/17)
  133. Cutting Down Crop Waste Could Feed 3 Billion – Nature (7/17)
  134. How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More - Science Daily (7/17)
  135. Improved Food Systems Could Feed 3 Billion More People – Study -Thomson Reuters Foundation (7/17)
  136. Building Toward Sustainable, Resilient Cities in 2050 – GreenBiz.com (7/15)
  137. Feeding 9 Billion - The Splendid Table (7/11)
  138. Solving the World’s Food Dilemma in 5 Steps – The Splendid Table (7/11)
  139. Farm Switch From Grass to Corn Could Taint Water - Austin Daily Herald (7/11)
  140. Crop Switch Could Cost Millions in Water Contamination - MPR News (7/10)
  141. The End of Sustainability - Blue&Green Tomorrow (7/10)
  142. Song of Our Warming Planet - Living Green Magazine (7/8)
  143. Here’s Why the Forecast for Microgrids Looks This Sunny - GreenBiz.com (7/7)
  144. Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal - Climate Central (7/7)
  145. University of Minnesota is Studying Whether Farming Can Reduce Urban Heat – Star Tribune (7/6)
  146. U of M Study Checks if Farms Can Reduce Heat in Cities – St. Cloud Times (7/6)
  147. University of Minnesota Studying Urban Heat - KSTP (7/6)
  148. University of Minnesota is Studying Urban Heat - Pioneer Press (7/6)
  149. University of Minnesota is Studying Urban Heat - Washington Times (7/6)
  150. Food Shortage Solution Must Come After Understand a New Narrative – Chautauquan Daily (7/3)
  151. Can We Grow More Food on Less Land? – The Breakthrough Institute (7/2)
  152. U Project Could Use Farming to Turn Down Urban Heat - The Minnesota Daily (7/2)
  153. Five Weird and Wonderful Ways Your Dinner is Adapting to Climate Change - The Daily Climate (7/1)
  154. Oil Palm Plantations Threaten Water Quality, Stanford Scientists Say - e Science News (7/1)
  155. Oil Palm Plantations Degrade Water Quality Relative to Community Forests - Mongabay.com (6/30)
  156. Climate Change Cuisine? – Living Green Magazine (6/27)
  157. Z is for Inspiration: Biosustainability at the San Diego Zoo – Living Green Magazine (6/23)
  158. Expert Lays Out Five Steps for Feeding Nine Billion - Alberta Farmer Express (6/20)
  159. This Urban Research University is Also an Economic Powerhouse - National Journal (6/17)
  160. Energy-use Data Could Help Minnesota Cities Protect the Environment - MPR News (6/17)
  161. CSU Study Details Practices That Can Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Corn Production – Bloomberg Businessweek (6/13)
  162. Here’s What Happens When GMO Antagonists Get Together for a Friendly Chat - Grist (6/13)
  163. A Shocking Number of Chemical Products Are Banned in Europe But Safe in the U.S. - Business Insider (6/10)
  164. Greening Health Care - Living Green Magazine (6/6)
  165. Minnesota Leads in Reducing Emissions – Star Tribune (6/5)
  166. Lionfish: Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em – Living Green Magazine (6/2)
  167. How to Build a Biobased Copolymer - Chemical & Engineering News (5/29)
  168. Foreign Students Sweep Clean Bangalore Footpaths – Times of India (5/28)
  169. Food vs. Forests: Challenges for Sri Lanka – The Sunday Times (5/25)
  170. The Colour of Pollution - The Economist (5/24)
  171. Earthbound Farm’s Founder Wants to Change the Way You Eat - The Guardian (5/23)
  172. National Geographic’s Future of Food: Jon Foley’s 5-Step Plan to Feed the World - Coca Cola Company (5/21)
  173. Can Storytelling Impact Climate Change? The U of M Aims to Find Out – Star Tribune (5/20)
  174. White House: Climate Change to Get Worse – CNN (5/10)
  175. Under the Microscope: Climate Change, Food Security and Turtles – KBIA.org (5/8)
  176. Dr. Elizabeth Borer, University of Minnesota – Grassland Fertilization and the Nutrient Network – WAMC (5/9)
  177. Can’t Take the Heat? Get Out of the City – Minnesota Daily (5/6)
  178. Joseph Keefe: Sustainable Investing – Forbes (5/2)
  179. Jonathan Foley to Lead California Academy of Sciences – SF Chronicle (4/29)
  180. Catch and Deceased? Industrial Fishing Casualties on Sea Life - Living Green Magazine (4/28)
  181. Study: African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher Than Whites – Afro American (4/28)
  182. This Is How Racist Your Air Is – Mother Jones (4/28)
  183. Sensors Installed at MN Arboretum Could Help Improve Environment – CBS Local (4/23)
  184. Affirmative Action, Feeding the World & Political Dynasties – KCRW (4/22)
  185. Students Provide Earth Day Momentum – KFAI Radio (4/22)
  186. A Need For Nourishment – Creative Loafing Tampa (4/22)
  187. Racial and Environmental Justice Are Two Sides of the Same Coin – The Nation (4/22)
  188. If Food Could Fly – Huffington Post (4/21)
  189. Pollution Unnecessarily Affects Minorities in the U.S. – MSNBC (4/21)
  190. How Race Can Affect the Very Air You Breathe – MSNBC (4/20)
  191. How to Feed a World with 9 Billion People in 5 Steps – Genetic Literacy Project (4/17)
  192. Student Energy Powers Resilient Communities Project – Lillie News (4/16)
  193. What Happens When There Are 9 Billion People to Feed? – Marketplace (4/16)
  194. US Minorities Exposed to More Toxic Air, U Finds – Star Tribune (4/16)
  195. Groundbreaking nationwide study finds that people of color live in neighborhoods with more air pollution than whites – Medical Xpress (4/16)
  196. Why rare earth recycling is rare and what we can do about it – GreenBiz.com (4/14)
  197. Is The Green Revolution Fading? – Environmental Working Group (4/11)
  198. Rosemount Laying the UMore Park Groundwork – Star Tribune (4/9)
  199. IonE’s Boreas Leadership Program director Kate Knuth gives her impressions of the Canadian Pan-Prairie Energy Tour she took in March in this video clip. – (4/7)
  200. The Heinz Family Foundation Honors Recipients of the 19th Heinz Awards – Emag.Co.Uk (4/4)
  201. Oceans of Energy — Abundant and Carbon-Free! – Living Green Magazine (4/3)
  202. Will There Be Enough Food? Thought on the IPCC WGII Report – Forest News (4/3)
  203. University of Minnesota students fill hop demand – Belleville News Democrat (3/29)
  204. Are GMOs worth the trouble? – MIT Technology Review (3/27)
  205. Resilient Communities Project Chooses Rosemount as 2014-15 Partner – Rosemount Town Pages (3/26)
  206. Students fill hop demand – Minnesota Daily (3/24)
  207. A Renewable Solution to Palm Oil’s Methane Problem – Climate Central (3/22)
  208. The Power of Youth – Hometown Focus (3/21)
  209. University of Minnesota students fill hop demand – Kansas City Star (3/19)
  210. Oceans Stand to Deliver Abundant Carbon-free Energy – Kitsap Sun (3/17)
  211. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Living Green Magazine (3/6)
  212. Can We Feed the Planet Without Trashing It? Jon Foley’s ‘Yes’ Wins Major Award – MinnPost (3/4)
  213. What’s Limiting the Impact of GMOs on Global Food Security? – Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (2/27)
  214. Heinz Foundation Honors 5 with $250K Awards – Seattle Post-Intelligencer (2/25)
  215. U of M Educator Honored with $250K Heinz Award – kare11.com (2/25)
  216. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Climate Central (2/23)
  217. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Kitsap Sun (2/23)
  218. The Periphery Isn’t Peripheral – Environment, Conflict & Cooperation (2/17)
  219. Are We on the Path to Peak Water? – Climate Central (2/16)
  220. Building a Better Rat Trap – Living Green Magazine (2/14)
  221. Cool Roofs Can Counteract the Warming of Urban Sprawl – Popular Mechanics (2/10)
  222. A Wasted Opportunity – The Camden Herald (2/7)
  223. Climate Change Cuisine: It’s What’s For Dinner – Climate Central (2/2)
  224. Dams May Provide Resilience to Climate Change – Climate Central (2/1)
  225. Local Foods and Gardening: Supper Series Kicks Off at UMC Jan. 23 – Crookston Times (1/21)
  226. A Song of Our Warming Planet – Understanding Climate Change Through Music – Resilience.org (1/13)
  227. Increasing Cropping Frequency Offers Opportunity to Boost Food Supply – Farm and Dairy (1/11)
  228. Mas Cosechas Anuales Aumentarian la Seguridad Alimentaria – SciDevNet (1/8)
  229. Changing the Global Food Narrative – The Ecologist (1/1)

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