Blockchain technology could make the U.S. more energy efficient in the long run, but right now the cryptocurrency miners using blockchain actually are consuming large amounts electricity. Minghe Hu from Northwestern's Medill reports.
George Washington University
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a New York-based nonprofit founded by Robert Lee, who was selected for the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 for social entrepreneurship.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Columbia University
The meat industry receives billions of dollars in subsidies around the world, yet is one of the most unsustainable food sources. To feed the planet, we must consider alternative places to put our dollars in hopes of food secure future.
The University of Michigan is investing millions to create technologies that capture carbon dioxide and turn it into products, though experts say some may not help reduce greenhouse gas permanently. Roxanne Liu and Minghe Hu report.
Two scientific storytellers explain the communication strategies they use and talk about what the consequences of ineffective communication are in the modern era.
State University College at Buffalo
Climate scientists from around the globe have laid out the maximum amount of CO2 that can be emitted into the atmosphere while still maintaining the 2°C increase in temperature. This threshold is called the carbon budget. But what exactly is it?
Colorado State University
With our public lands under attack, I imagine a future where our parks are celebrated, not for the natural wonders within them, but for the resources we extract from them.
A GOP-lead House energy subcommittee is pushing legislation to require the DOE to lease some of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve facilities, and use the profits to update old equipment and infrastructure, as reported by Medill's Minghe Hu.
Loyola University Chicago
Sweden's former Minister of the Environment, Andreas Carlgren, instructs students at The Newman Institute in Uppsala, Sweden, and in this Q&A, provides unique insight into the environmental consciousness that pervades the country.
University of Delaware
The health of the Delaware Bay is in question. Human activities, even those at the far reaches of a watershed, can deeply effect a bay's ecosystem. So how can we prevent more damage and work on restoration?