Environment

Nov. 25, 2014
The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources hopes to fund several University projects aimed at improving the environment.
Nov. 20, 2014
A recent University study linked healthy human diets with planetary wellness.
Nov. 19, 2014
By not tilling their land, farmers can reduce their carbon footprint and preserve essential soil nutrients, experts say.
Nov. 19, 2014
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hopes large emitters of pollutants will help communicate and respond to residents’ concerns.
By
  • Logan Wroge
Nov. 18, 2014
The Minnesota Legislature shows support for alternative vehicle fuel, but some think it’s not quick enough to combat climate change.
Nov. 11, 2014
The University’s ReUse program lets shoppers get creative with used items.
Nov. 10, 2014
Experts say institutions like the University of Minnesota can influence communities to address the global issue.
Nov. 06, 2014
The $96 million project will be completed in November 2016.
Sep. 10, 2014
A group of graduate students mapped the solar potential of the entire state.
Sep. 10, 2014
The Center for Sustainable Polymers received a $20M grant to research environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic.
Sep. 04, 2014
But the University area already has the highest amount of parkland along the Central Corridor.
Jul. 23, 2014
The study predicts that over the next 20 years, there will be a 45 percent spike in nitrate well contamination.
By
  • Kendall Moon
Jul. 02, 2014
Cleanup likely won’t begin for at least another year.
Jun. 18, 2014
The new major will premiere this fall and focus on issues of pollution and natural resources.
Jun. 04, 2014
Gov. Mark Dayton signed legislation last month requiring all Minnesota businesses to recycle in the coming years.

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