My Experience Building a Computer

Nate Dobbins Do-It-Yourself projects – whether they be repairs, improvements, or brand new creations – are often highly regarded among sustainably-minded people, and for good reason: getting into the habit of ‘doing-it-yourself’ will lengthen the life of your possessions, thus reducing the amount of ‘stuff’ you consume. It also affords …

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Can social media inform the causes and consequences of environmental change?

Frontiers in the Environment: Big Questions Managing complex social-ecological systems requires information about how humans are affecting the environment and how environmental changes affect human wellbeing. Gathering data on the interactions between people and the environment across space and time is challenging and resource intensive; the years required for data …

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Commingling the Environment & Health Care

Linda Lindquist RN, BSN Healthcare workers are a hidden, next generation treasure of environmentalists. This group includes, but is not limited to, doctors, such as those specializing in infectious disease, nurses of all disciplines in heath care, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, nutritionists, dietitians, pharmacists, and emergency rescue response workers. The …

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Can energy use data reduce electricity costs and environmental impacts?

Frontiers in the Environment with Alexandra Klass, IonE Resident Fellow and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Law School; and Elizabeth Wilson, IonE Resident Fellow and Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs As state and local governments and electricity users attempt to improve the efficiency of their buildings, reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

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TOMA ACCIÓN: Cinco maneras fáciles de empezar

Brooke Owen Translator 1. Mide el impacto ambiental que crear. Analiza cuántos recursos tu estilo de vida usa en www.myfootprint.org. Cuando te recuperes del golpe al leer esa información, puedes aprender cómo puedes reducir tu impacto en el medio ambiente a través de: 2. Elegir bien dónde y qué compras: …

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How Can We Make the Most of Agriculture’s 21st Century Transformation?

Frontiers in the Environment: Big Questions with Nicholas Jordan, IonE Resident Fellow and Professor of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences; and Carissa Schively Slotterback, Associate Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs Agriculture is in the midst of a revolutionary transformation. Output is rapidly …

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