IonE In the News

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

  1. Putting a Price on Nature – PBS Nova (6/18)
  2. India, China Need Cleaner Air Just to Keep Death Rate Steady – New York Times (6/16)
  3. Valuing Nature: Q&A with Gretchen Daily – Huffington Post Green (6/16)
  4. View of ‘Natural Capital’ Uses Economic Value to Help Achieve a Sustainable Future – Phys.org (6/15)
  5. In War-Torn Syria, a Priceless Seed Vault Continues to Hang On – PRI (6/15)
  6. Urban Farming is Booming in the U.S., but What Does it Really Yield? – Global Voices (6/13)
  7. Rosemount Reaps Results of U Students’ Research – Star Tribune (6/13)
  8. Superwolves, New Butterflies and All the Hybrid Species Evolving Before Our Eyes – Quartz (6/3)
  9. With Climate Change, Species are Increasingly Interbreeding to Survive – PRI (6/2)
  10. What the Oceans Will Look Like in 2050 – Quartz (6/1)
  11. U Students Play the Music of Warming Spheres – Star Tribune (6/1)
  12. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the U.N.Climate Talks – GreenBiz.com (5/30)
  13. La plus grosse poubelle de plastique dont personne ne parle – L’Important (5/19)
  14. Goedkoper en efficienter: de hernieuwbare energie van morgen – Groenekwesties (5/18)
  15. These Composers Put Climate Change Across the Globe to Music – Grist (5/11)
  16. Listen to 133 Years of Climate Change in One Evocative Song – Tree Hugger (5/11)
  17. What Climate Change Sounds Like From Amazon to Arctic – Climate Central (5/10)
  18. Urban Farms Now Produce 1/5 of the World’s Food – GreenBiz (5/5)
  19. IonE Narrows to Three for Director Search – Minnesota Daily (5/6)
  20. Feeding 11 Billion People – Huffington Post Green (5/4)
  21. Instead of Chemical Pesticides, a Traditional Remedy is Saving Crops Around the World – Quartz (4/21)
  22. Can Saltwater Quench Our Growing Thirst? – Climate Central (4/19)
  23. Solar Power Will Soon be a Cheap as Coal – Quartz (4/18)
  24. The Biggest Source of Plastic You’ve Never Heard Of – TruthOut.org (4/11)
  25. A Cheat Sheet to Debunking Myths About Electric Vehicles – CheatSheet.com (4/10)
  26. How One Chef is Fusing Fine Dining and Sustainable Seafood – GreenBiz.com (4/10)
  27. How One California Farmer is Battling the Worst Drought in 1,200 Years – Medium (4/2)
  28. What Are We Doing to Our Childrens Brains? – Medium (4/2)
  29. The Biggest Source of Plastic You’ve Never Heard Of – Quartz (4/1)
  30. Weather Worth Watching – AgWeb (3/30)
  31. Only Capitalism Can Save the Planet – Quartz (3/26)
  32. Stalled Crop Yields in India, China Cause for Worry: Experts – Zoomlion (3/22)
  33. When Climate Sinks High-Tech Rice, Older Varieties May Save the Day – PRI (3/20)
  34. Will Natural Gas Dim Solar’s Shine? – Climate Central (3/14)
  35. Could Solar Power Overtake Natural Gas in the U.S.? – Quartz (3/10)
  36. Latest Research: Scientists Say That “Oil Palm Plantations Hover Water Quality” – Zine Report (3/10)
  37. Can Mock Hunts Save Lions in Kenya and Tanzania? – Oximity (3/9)
  38. Kimberly Carlson – Union of Concerned Scientists (3/6)
  39. Teaching Through Art – Minnesota Daily (2/23)
  40. What Are We Doing to Our Children’s Brains? – TruthOut.org (2/20)
  41. New Perspective on Bioenergy Economic Model – Clean Technica (2/19)
  42. Toxic Exposure Could Be Causing a Pandemic of Brain Disorders in Kids – Quartz (2/18)
  43. Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms? – Climate Central (2/14)
  44. The Foods That Will Survive the Disasters of the Future – Gizmodo (2/14)
  45. A Ray of Sunshine for Bioenergy – Environmental Research Web (2/10)
  46. A Ray of Sunshine for Bioenergy – Eureka Alert (2/9)
  47. Is pH a Red Herring for Ocean Acidification? – Climate Central (2/7)
  48. Cleaner Lakes are Social Media Stars – Discover Magazine (2/6)
  49. Online Photos Provide Evidence for the Value of Clean Water – Phys.org (2/3)
  50. Online Photos Provide Evidence for the Value of Clean Water – Eureka Alert (2/3)
  51. Impacts of Climate Variations on Crop Productivity – International Business Times (1/28)
  52. Können Big Data Indiens letzte wilde Tiger retten? – Oximity (1/26)
  53. GEMI Launches Supply Chain Sustainability Tool – Environment & Energy Management News (1/23)
  54. When it Comes to Variations in Crop Yield, Climate Has a Big Say – Phys.org (1/22)
  55. U Researchers Make Sustainable Magnet – Minnesota Daily (1/21)
  56. How Domesticated Dogs Made Serengeti Lions Sick – The Verge (1/19)
  57. Study Sheds Light on Links Between Diseases of Dogs and Big Cats – University of Glasgow (1/19)
  58. Can Cities Lead the Way in Maximizing Nature’s Values? – GreenBiz (1/13)
  59. Into the Mountains – Sidetracked (1/12)
  60. Better Dam Planning Strategies – NewsWise (1/6)
  61. OPAL Software Aims to Restore Ecosystems – GreenBiz.com (1/5)
  62. Can Electric Vehicles be Environmental Villains? – The Energy Collective (12/25)
  63. Cleaner Than What? – The Economist (12/20)
  64. Your All-Electric Car May Damage Environment – Asian Age (12/18)
  65. How Much of the World’s Cropland is Actually Used to Grow Food? – Vox (12/16)
  66. Electric Vehicles Could Reduce Air Pollution Deaths by 70%, Study Finds – Consumer Affairs (12/16)
  67. Electric Vehicles Aren’t as Environmentally Friendly as We Thought, Study Finds – Headlines & Global News (12/16)
  68. How Green is Your Elecric Car? It Depends on the Power Source – The Register-Guard (12/16)
  69. Vehicles Powered by Electricity From Renewables Could Save Lives – Product, Design & Development (12/16)
  70. Electric Cars a Mixed Bag for Health, Climate – Climate Central (12/15)
  71. Why Your All-Electric Car May Not Be So Green – ABC (12/15)
  72. That Electric Car May Not Be as Green as You Think – Pioneer Press (12/15)
  73. University Lab Aims to Lead Energy Transition Efforts – Minnesota Daily (12/10)
  74. What We Know About the Future of the Arctic is Scary — What We Don’t Know, Scarier – Quartz (12/10)
  75. Was Green Energy Just a Fad? With Cheap Oil, Americans Buy Gas Guzzlers Again – The Guardian (12/10)
  76. Stanford Collaboration Helps Governments Offset Damage Caused by Development Projects – Imperial Valley News (12/7)
  77. The End and Beginning of the Arctic – Climate Central (12/6)
  78. Stanford Collaboration Helps Governments Offset Damage Caused by Development Projects – Stanford News (12/4)
  79. Experts Urge Better Diets for Life, Planet – Minnesota Daily (11/20)
  80. ‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings – Climate Central (11/19)
  81. No Tilling, Better Soil – Minnesota Daily (11/19)
  82. The Two That Will Feed The 9 Billion – The Daily Republic (11/18)
  83. Using Science to Open Way to ‘Blue Economy’ – Phys.org (11/18)
  84. We May Be Close to a World of Limitless Power from Artificial Leaves – Quartz (11/19)
  85. What If Our Diets Don’t Change by 2050? New Research Tells the Good and the Bad! – The Raw Food World (11/15)
  86. Rising Incomes Are Making People Unhealthy and Destroying the Environment – Vice (11/14)
  87. Fish and Vegetable Diet Could Save the Planet As Well As Our Lives – Red Orbit (11/14)
  88. The Best Diet for the Planet is Also Ideal for Humans – Eat Drink Better (11/14)
  89. Your Cheeseburger is Ruining Everything – Grist (11/14)
  90. Palm-oil Giant Makes Big Committment. Rainforests Rejoice – Grist (11/13)
  91. Feeding a Growing Population in a Warmer World – Yale Climate Connections (11/13)
  92. Mostly Plants: New Science Says a Healthier Diet is Best for the Climate – Civil Eats (11/12)
  93. Plant-Based Diet is Best for Planet, New Science Says – Time.com (11/12)
  94. Live Longer? Save the Planet? Better Diet Could Nail Both – Eureka Alert (11/12)
  95. New Study Shows Healthier Food Choices Could Dramatically Decrease Environmental Costs of Agriculture – Phys.Org (11/12)
  96. Switching to a Healthy Diet Will Help You Live Longer, and Also Cut Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Medical Daily (11/12)
  97. Linking Diet to Human and Environmental Health – Science Codex (11/12)
  98. Five Best Ideas of the Day: November 6 – Time.com (11/6)
  99. Cities Designed Like Ecosystems Offer Untold Gains – Climate Central (11/2)
  100. Ag Expansion, U of Minnesota – Yale Climate Connections (10/29)
  101. Countries Away, Helping Farmers – Minnesota Daily (10/27)
  102. When It Comes to Food Packaging, What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us – GreenBiz.com (10/27)
  103. From Grid Waste to Good Taste – Climate Central (10/26)
  104. The Future of Food: Experts Predict How Our Plates Will Change – Time (10/9)
  105. Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators Could Worsen Global Malnutrition – Science (10/8)
  106. It’s Time for America to Talk About the Price of Water – Huffington Post (10/7)
  107. How Minnesota Can Keep the Lights On – Star Tribune (10/3)
  108. Study Examines Carbon Storage in Trees – Minnesota Daily (9/29)
  109. University of Minnesota Forges Way as Plastics Research Leader – Pioneer Press (9/28)
  110. Study of Pumas Spans Continents – Minnesota Daily (9/23)
  111. Global Importance of Pollinators Underestimated – PhysOrg (9/17)
  112. Stanford Research Links Malnutrition and Pollination – Stanford News (9/17)
  113. I Vincitori dei Premi Balzan 2014 – Focus (9/10)
  114. U Forges Way as Plastics Research Leader – Minnesota Daily (9/10)
  115. Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks? – Climate Central (9/7)
  116. New Global ‘Road Map’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads – Climate Central (9/6)
  117. Moving a Forest: As Climate Changes, Ecosystems Will Need to Shift – MinnPost (9/3)
  118. Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights – Climate Central (8/30)
  119. How the Zero Waste Economy Benefits Everyone – GreenBiz.com (8/28)
  120. CSP Recieves $20 Million NSF Grant to Pioneer Bioplastics – Biomass Magazine (8/14)
  121. Let’s Use Organic and GMOs to Feed the World – HuffPostGreen (8/13)
  122. Feeding Everyone with a Minimum of Carbon Emissions – ArsTechnica (8/11)
  123. Bye Bye Bycatch? Smart Nets That Save Fish – EcoWatch (8/11)
  124. Ernahrungssicherheit: Haben Forscher die Welformel gefunden? – Wirtschafts Woche Green (8/4)
  125. What Climate Change Means For Your Morning Coffee – Climate Central (8/9)
  126. The End of Sustainability – New Security Beat (7/30)
  127. 3 Ways to Grow More Food Without Stressing the Environment – Fast Company (7/30)
  128. Dirty Drinking Water in Farm Country – Environmental Working Group (7/29)
  129. Bangor-born Looks Outside Government to Solve Looming Global Food Crisis – Bangor Daily News (7/29)
  130. In Water We Trust: How Quito’s Water Trust Funds Succeed – GreenBiz.com (7/28)
  131. Die Tierdichte müsste reduziert werden – Faz.net (7/27)
  132. Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate – Climate Central (7/26)
  133. Private Water Wells Soaking Up Fertilizers, University Research Says – Minnesota Daily (7/23)
  134. Effektive Landwirtschaft gegen den Welthunger – Ernährungsumschau (7/23)
  135. Strategien gegen den Hunger: Kritik an Effizienz, Rodungen und Energiepflanzen – AID.de (7/23)
  136. We Have Enough Land To Feed Our Growing Population, We Just Have To Use It Right, Study Finds – Ashville Institute (7/21)
  137. Den Hunger lindern – Frankfurter Rundschau (7/21)
  138. Sustainability: Food Security Solutions – Xperedon (7/21)
  139. Die Erde gibt noch einiges her – Neue Zürcher Zeitung (7/20)
  140. Bis 2050 muss Landwirtschaft hocheffektiv werden!– Topagrar online (7/19)
  141. Weniger Hunger durch weniger Fleisch – TAZ.de (7/18)
  142. Leverage Points for Improving Global Food Security and the Environment – The Campaign for Real Farming (7/19)
  143. A Roadmap for Reconciling Food Security and Conservation – Conservation (7/18)
  144. How to Boost Production But Not Emissions? Researchers Identify Key Ways – Christian Science Monitor (7/18)
  145. Rice Guzzles the Most Water, Consumes Excess Nutrients Among Crops: Minnesota Researchers – Oryza.com (7/18)
  146. How to Feed 3 Billion Extra People Without Trashing the Planet – Vox (7/18)
  147. The Six Countries That Could Change the Future of Food Production – IOP (7/18)
  148. Grasslands Conversion May Increase Water Pollution in SE Minnesota – Star Tribune (7/18)
  149. Sustainable and Ecological Agriculture Could Feed 3Bn More People – Green&Blue Tomorrow (7/18)
  150. Study Pinpoints Key ‘Leverage Points’ to Feed More People with Existing Land – Food Navigator (7/18)
  151. Οι αγελάδες «στερούν τροφή από τους ανθρώπους» – To BHMA Science (7/18)
  152. Famine No More: The World of Plenty Lies Ahead – Reason.com (7/18)
  153. Smartare odling kan mätta miljarder fler – Sveriges Radio (7/18)
  154. Wie die Landwirtschaft umweltschonender werden kann – Focus.de (7/17)
  155. Improved Food Systems Could Feed 3 Billion More People – Study – All Africa (7/17)
  156. Hunger in der Welt: Wie zehn Milliarden Menschen satt werden könnten – Spiegel Online (7/17)
  157. How Can We Feed Billions More People? – Newsweek (7/17)
  158. We Have Enough Land to Feed Our Growing Population, We Just Have to Use it Right, Study Finds – Huffington Post (7/17)
  159. Better Use of World’s Existing Cropland Could Feed 3 Billion People: Study – The Guardian (7/17)
  160. Cool Roofs Rising: Reflective Roof Coatings and Materials Bring Multiple Benefits – Living Green Magazine (7/17)
  161. New Study Shows How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More – Phys.org (7/17)
  162. How Eating Less Meat Can Help Feed the World – Salon (7/17)
  163. Fix Farms in a Few Countries and Feed 3 Billion People – NewScientist.com (7/17)
  164. Sizing Down Food Waste: What’s the Worst Thing to Toss? – NPR (7/17)
  165. Food Used to Fatten Animals Could Feed 3 Billion: Study – NBC News (7/17)
  166. Cutting Down Crop Waste Could Feed 3 Billion – Nature (7/17)
  167. How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More – Science Daily (7/17)
  168. Improved Food Systems Could Feed 3 Billion More People – Study -Thomson Reuters Foundation (7/17)
  169. Building Toward Sustainable, Resilient Cities in 2050 – GreenBiz.com (7/15)
  170. Feeding 9 Billion – The Splendid Table (7/11)
  171. Solving the World’s Food Dilemma in 5 Steps – The Splendid Table (7/11)
  172. Farm Switch From Grass to Corn Could Taint Water – Austin Daily Herald (7/11)
  173. Crop Switch Could Cost Millions in Water Contamination – MPR News (7/10)
  174. The End of Sustainability – Blue&Green Tomorrow (7/10)
  175. Song of Our Warming Planet – Living Green Magazine (7/8)
  176. Here’s Why the Forecast for Microgrids Looks This Sunny – GreenBiz.com (7/7)
  177. Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal – Climate Central (7/7)
  178. University of Minnesota is Studying Whether Farming Can Reduce Urban Heat – Star Tribune (7/6)
  179. U of M Study Checks if Farms Can Reduce Heat in Cities – St. Cloud Times (7/6)
  180. University of Minnesota Studying Urban Heat – KSTP (7/6)
  181. University of Minnesota is Studying Urban Heat – Pioneer Press (7/6)
  182. University of Minnesota is Studying Urban Heat – Washington Times (7/6)
  183. Food Shortage Solution Must Come After Understand a New Narrative – Chautauquan Daily (7/3)
  184. Can We Grow More Food on Less Land? – The Breakthrough Institute (7/2)
  185. U Project Could Use Farming to Turn Down Urban Heat – The Minnesota Daily (7/2)
  186. Five Weird and Wonderful Ways Your Dinner is Adapting to Climate Change – The Daily Climate (7/1)
  187. Oil Palm Plantations Threaten Water Quality, Stanford Scientists Say – e Science News (7/1)
  188. Oil Palm Plantations Degrade Water Quality Relative to Community Forests – Mongabay.com (6/30)
  189. Climate Change Cuisine? – Living Green Magazine (6/27)
  190. Z is for Inspiration: Biosustainability at the San Diego Zoo – Living Green Magazine (6/23)
  191. Expert Lays Out Five Steps for Feeding Nine Billion – Alberta Farmer Express (6/20)
  192. This Urban Research University is Also an Economic Powerhouse – National Journal (6/17)
  193. Energy-use Data Could Help Minnesota Cities Protect the Environment – MPR News (6/17)
  194. CSU Study Details Practices That Can Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Corn Production – Bloomberg Businessweek (6/13)
  195. Here’s What Happens When GMO Antagonists Get Together for a Friendly Chat – Grist (6/13)
  196. A Shocking Number of Chemical Products Are Banned in Europe But Safe in the U.S. – Business Insider (6/10)
  197. Greening Health Care – Living Green Magazine (6/6)
  198. Minnesota Leads in Reducing Emissions – Star Tribune (6/5)
  199. Lionfish: Eat ‘Em to Beat ‘Em – Living Green Magazine (6/2)
  200. How to Build a Biobased Copolymer – Chemical & Engineering News (5/29)
  201. Foreign Students Sweep Clean Bangalore Footpaths – Times of India (5/28)
  202. Food vs. Forests: Challenges for Sri Lanka – The Sunday Times (5/25)
  203. The Colour of Pollution – The Economist (5/24)
  204. Earthbound Farm’s Founder Wants to Change the Way You Eat – The Guardian (5/23)
  205. National Geographic’s Future of Food: Jon Foley’s 5-Step Plan to Feed the World – Coca Cola Company (5/21)
  206. Can Storytelling Impact Climate Change? The U of M Aims to Find Out – Star Tribune (5/20)
  207. White House: Climate Change to Get Worse – CNN (5/10)
  208. Under the Microscope: Climate Change, Food Security and Turtles – KBIA.org (5/8)
  209. Dr. Elizabeth Borer, University of Minnesota – Grassland Fertilization and the Nutrient Network – WAMC (5/9)
  210. Can’t Take the Heat? Get Out of the City – Minnesota Daily (5/6)
  211. Joseph Keefe: Sustainable Investing – Forbes (5/2)
  212. Jonathan Foley to Lead California Academy of Sciences – SF Chronicle (4/29)
  213. Catch and Deceased? Industrial Fishing Casualties on Sea Life – Living Green Magazine (4/28)
  214. Study: African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher Than Whites – Afro American (4/28)
  215. This Is How Racist Your Air Is – Mother Jones (4/28)
  216. Sensors Installed at MN Arboretum Could Help Improve Environment – CBS Local (4/23)
  217. Affirmative Action, Feeding the World & Political Dynasties – KCRW (4/22)
  218. Students Provide Earth Day Momentum – KFAI Radio (4/22)
  219. A Need For Nourishment – Creative Loafing Tampa (4/22)
  220. Racial and Environmental Justice Are Two Sides of the Same Coin – The Nation (4/22)
  221. If Food Could Fly – Huffington Post (4/21)
  222. Pollution Unnecessarily Affects Minorities in the U.S. – MSNBC (4/21)
  223. How Race Can Affect the Very Air You Breathe – MSNBC (4/20)
  224. How to Feed a World with 9 Billion People in 5 Steps – Genetic Literacy Project (4/17)
  225. Student Energy Powers Resilient Communities Project – Lillie News (4/16)
  226. What Happens When There Are 9 Billion People to Feed? – Marketplace (4/16)
  227. US Minorities Exposed to More Toxic Air, U Finds – Star Tribune (4/16)
  228. Groundbreaking nationwide study finds that people of color live in neighborhoods with more air pollution than whites – Medical Xpress (4/16)
  229. Why rare earth recycling is rare and what we can do about it – GreenBiz.com (4/14)
  230. Is The Green Revolution Fading? – Environmental Working Group (4/11)
  231. Rosemount Laying the UMore Park Groundwork – Star Tribune (4/9)
  232. 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)
  233. The Heinz Family Foundation Honors Recipients of the 19th Heinz Awards – Emag.Co.Uk (4/4)
  234. Oceans of Energy — Abundant and Carbon-Free! – Living Green Magazine (4/3)
  235. Will There Be Enough Food? Thought on the IPCC WGII Report – Forest News (4/3)
  236. University of Minnesota students fill hop demand – Belleville News Democrat (3/29)
  237. Are GMOs worth the trouble? – MIT Technology Review (3/27)
  238. Resilient Communities Project Chooses Rosemount as 2014-15 Partner – Rosemount Town Pages (3/26)
  239. Students fill hop demand – Minnesota Daily (3/24)
  240. A Renewable Solution to Palm Oil’s Methane Problem – Climate Central (3/22)
  241. The Power of Youth – Hometown Focus (3/21)
  242. University of Minnesota students fill hop demand – Kansas City Star (3/19)
  243. Oceans Stand to Deliver Abundant Carbon-free Energy – Kitsap Sun (3/17)
  244. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Living Green Magazine (3/6)
  245. Can We Feed the Planet Without Trashing It? Jon Foley’s ‘Yes’ Wins Major Award – MinnPost (3/4)
  246. What’s Limiting the Impact of GMOs on Global Food Security? – Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (2/27)
  247. Heinz Foundation Honors 5 with $250K Awards – Seattle Post-Intelligencer (2/25)
  248. U of M Educator Honored with $250K Heinz Award – kare11.com (2/25)
  249. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Climate Central (2/23)
  250. Why You Shouldn’t Hope for an Early Spring – Kitsap Sun (2/23)
  251. The Periphery Isn’t Peripheral – Environment, Conflict & Cooperation (2/17)
  252. Are We on the Path to Peak Water? – Climate Central (2/16)
  253. Building a Better Rat Trap – Living Green Magazine (2/14)
  254. Cool Roofs Can Counteract the Warming of Urban Sprawl – Popular Mechanics (2/10)
  255. A Wasted Opportunity – The Camden Herald (2/7)
  256. Climate Change Cuisine: It’s What’s For Dinner – Climate Central (2/2)
  257. Dams May Provide Resilience to Climate Change – Climate Central (2/1)
  258. Local Foods and Gardening: Supper Series Kicks Off at UMC Jan. 23 – Crookston Times (1/21)
  259. A Song of Our Warming Planet – Understanding Climate Change Through Music – Resilience.org (1/13)
  260. Increasing Cropping Frequency Offers Opportunity to Boost Food Supply – Farm and Dairy (1/11)
  261. Mas Cosechas Anuales Aumentarian la Seguridad Alimentaria – SciDevNet (1/8)
  262. Changing the Global Food Narrative – The Ecologist (1/1)

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