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How to Make Farm-to-Table a Truly Sustainable Movement

Dan Barber on what needs to be done to enable the farm-to-table movement to live up to its promise.

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Chef Dan BarberChef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has failed to support sustainable agriculture on a large scale. To do that, he says in a Yale Environment 360 interview, we need a new way of looking at diverse crops and the foods we eat.
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15 September 2014


Creating Clouds in the Lab to Better Understand Climate

Jasper Kirkby describes how the CLOUD project could help clear up uncertainties about climate change.

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CLOUD scientist Jasper KirkbyScientists are conducting a lab experiment to help solve a key riddle: the role of clouds in climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, research leader Jasper Kirkby discusses the mysteries of clouds and why it’s important to know if clouds are contributing to global warming.
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13 Dec 2012


Designing the Urban Landscape to Meet 21st Century Challenges

Martha Schwartz on the value of incorporating cultural ideas into the urban landscape — and why the U.S. is lagging behind.

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Martha SchwartzMartha Schwartz, a professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, explains in a Yale Environment 360 interview how creative landscape architecture can help cities become models of sustainability in a world facing daunting environmental challenges.
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5 Dec 2012


Using the Web To Help Identify Undiscovered Species

Quentin Wheeler discusses how “cybertaxonomy” can help scientists better catalog life on earth.

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Quentin Wheeler Taxonomist Quentin Wheeler is calling for a concerted effort to classify the millions of unidentified species in the world. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about the new field of “cybertaxonomy” and how it is harnessing the Web to speed up the effort to catalog life on earth.
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27 September 2012


‘What is Missing?’ Maya Lin’s New Environmental Vision

Maya Lin discusses her new “What is Missing?” project.

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Maya Lin The woman who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is now focused on the mass extinction of species, a threat she is highlighting on a dynamic interactive Web site. In an e360 interview, Maya Lin talks about what inspired the “What is Missing?” project, which she calls her “last memorial.”
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26 June 2012


Can Environmentalists Learn to Love a Texas Coal Plant?

Marc Gunther discusses the proposed carbon-capture-and-storage plant in Texas.

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Marc Gunther A planned carbon capture and storage plant in West Texas is being billed as the “cleanest coal plant in the world.” But can the $3 billion project help move the global power industry toward the elusive goal of low-carbon electricity, or is it just another way of perpetuating fossil fuels?
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31 May 2012


Could a Changing Climate Set Off Volcanoes and Quakes?

Fred Pearce discusses the theory of how a changing climate could trigger volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

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Fred Pearce A British scientist argues that global warming could lead to a future of more intense volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. And while some dismiss his views as preposterous, Fred Pearce writes, he points to a body of recent research that shows a troubling link between climate change and the Earth’s most destructive geological events.
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7 May 2012






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