In the Media

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan reacts to a new study examining barriers to the expansion of community solar energy projects in the U.S. 

Energy News Network
June 16, 2020

Associate Professor Gabe Chan was interviewed about his new research project to help clarify the costs and benefits of distributed solar power for electric co-ops.

Energy News Network
April 20, 2020

Google has pledged to build a $600 million data center in Becker, Minnesota, but is asking for taxpayer subsidies to support its effort. Assistant Professor Gabe Chan comments on whether that’s a good idea.

February 28, 2020

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler and two researchers with the CREATE Initiative are quoted in this story about their work to combat the effects of green gentrification. 

MN Daily
February 23, 2020

In this column, Assistant Professor Gabe Chan talks about how his research helps address climate change. 

Inside Climate News
February 13, 2020

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan and MURP student Shannon Evans Engstrom were guests on the Climate Cast podcast. 

MPR News
February 6, 2020

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan and Humphrey School student Shannon Evans Engstrom discuss their experience in Puerto Rico during the recent earthquakes there. 

January 30, 2020

Humphrey School urban planning student Shannon Evans Engstrom and alumnus Iván López-Justiniano were interviewed for this story.

MN Daily
January 26, 2020

A profile of Assistant Professor Gabe Chan and his research efforts on solar power and other clean energy systems. 

Energy News Network
January 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan is quoted in this story on how religious groups are becoming supporters of community solar energy projects. 

December 15, 2019

This story on how to monitor greenhouse gas emissions by countries across the globe is based on a recent review of international climate policy by Assistant Professor Gabe Chan. 

Knowable Magazine
December 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan comments in this story on the compromise struck by Xcel Energy and Minnesota regulators on the "value of solar" rates the utility pays to community solar gardens. 

Energy News Network
November 21, 2019

This story reports on the results of a new University of Minnesota study that mapped the precise ways in which people benefit from the 21 largest lakes on Earth. Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler, one of the researchers, is quoted. 

Smart Water magazine
November 21, 2019

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan comments on the Institute on the Environment's plan that aims to decarbonize Minnesota, ensure safe drinking water statewide and ensure sustainable land use.

MN Daily
October 10, 2019

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan answered this “Good Question” in the wake of the recent attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil processing facilities. 

September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler was a panelist on this topic at the 2019 Water Summit in downtown Minneapolis. MPR News broadcast the discussion. 

MPR News
September 11, 2019

This story examining pricing policies for solar power includes comments from Assistant Professor Gabe Chan.

Energy News Network
September 9, 2019

In this commentary, alumnus Jacob Herbers (MS-STEP '19) argues against building any more fossil fuel infrastructure in Minnesota. 

Star Tribune
July 31, 2019

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer testified at a recent House Science Committee on whether changes to EPA’s external advisory panels are an attempt to sideline scientific analysis in agency decision-making.

American Institute of Physics
July 15, 2019

Professor Anu Ramaswami has been appointed the inaugural director of the Chadha Center for Global India at Princeton University. 

India West
July 5, 2019

Professor Anu Ramaswami was featured in this Climate Cast podcast interview, regarding her recent research on the growing levels of renewable energy sources in Minnesota and other areas. 

MPR News
May 22, 2019

The City of Minneapolis has begun work to develop a more sustainable food system called the Minneapolis Food Action Plan. Professor Anu Ramaswami, who is collaborating on that effort, was quoted in this story.

MN Daily
April 18, 2019

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler is quoted in this story on research that is looking into the future at how climate change can affect water resources in Minnesota.

MN Daily
March 25, 2019

This story highlights a research report by Assistant Professor Gabe Chan that focuses on making solar energy more accessible to low-income households.

MN Daily
February 21, 2019