In the Media

Humphrey School climate change expert Gabe Chan is quoted in this article, which says Minnesota will likely be a leader on clean energy even if the Trump administration rolls back climate change efforts nationwide.

December 16, 2016

Several Humphrey School faculty members were quoted in this coverage of their panel discussion regarding how President-elect Trump might approach key issues facing the country. 

November 30, 2016

This opinion column co-authored by STEP assistant professor Gabriel Chan proposes a comprehensive plan to “fix the National Laboratories.” The column is based on Chan’s research that highlights worrying trends in lab performance related to energy innovation.  

National Interest
October 25, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Wilson was a guest on this radio interview and podcast, discussing technologies and practices that are making a difference in the fight against rising global temperatures.

MPR News
August 2, 2016

A commentary by professor Anu Ramaswami and PhD candidate Rahul Sharma, on how smart technologies can improve the lives of urban residents, was featured in this article on Mint, one of India's premium business news publications.

July 7, 2016

Roger Parkinson, a member of the Humphrey School Dean's Advisory Council, argues in favor of a revenue-neutral carbon fee in this commentary. 

Star Tribune
June 3, 2016

Marta Monti, CapX2020's lead researcher, discusses research findings and the environmental impact.

Minnesota Daily
May 4, 2016

Professor Deborah Swackhamer discusses the most pressing issues for water in Minnesota and around the globe with MPR news editor Michael Edgerly.

MPR News
March 10, 2016

Professor Emeritus Deborah Swackhamer discusses the future of Minnesota's water sources.

February 24, 2016

Research fellow Andrew Guthrie is quoted on the topic of the new A Line bus route in the twin cities.

MPR News
February 10, 2016

Professor Anu Ramaswami discusses her research on cities and environmental planning being done in China and India.

Minnesota Daily
February 8, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Wilson discusses the effects of global warming and the critical need to address the problem.

Star Tribune
January 20, 2016

Professor Anu Ramaswami discusses the benefit of comparing cities through different segments to evaluate efficiency ans sustainability.

New York Times
December 8, 2015

Professor Anu Ramaswami discusses why choosing cellulosic ethanol is more desirable and more sustainable than regular biofuel.

December 4, 2015

With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Professor Anu Ramaswami's work on the Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program is addressing India's air pollution. 

The Wall Street Journal
November 3, 2015

Large-scale garbage burning has a negative impact on the environment and is upsetting local community members in Agra, India. This problem is a focus of research led by Professor Anu Ramaswami's with a grant from the National Science Foundation.

The Times of India
November 1, 2015

The Humphrey School and Georgia Institute of Technology are leading a joint study researching carbon emissions and the impacts of large-scale garbage burning in India.  The project is part of Professor Anu Ramaswami's  Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) grant from the National Science Foundation. 

The Times of India
October 28, 2015

Professor Anu Ramaswami and Associate Professor Yingling Fan talk about the potential benefits of $12 million project funded by the National Science Foundation to study how urban infrastructure can adapt to the changing needs of cities and their residents. 

Minnesota Daily
October 7, 2015

Professor Elizabeth Wilson discusses China's environment and energy policies on this news segment.

MPR News
September 29, 2015

Laura Bloomberg and STEM policy expert Steve Kelley analyze The College Scorecard initiative.

Minnesota Daily
September 22, 2015

According to a study by Associate Professor Yingling Fan, Research Fellow Andrew Guthrie, and other University faculty members, the environment at public transportation stations—including pollution, dirty surroundings, and the number of nearby trees—impacts how long riders perceive their wait to be. 

The Atlantic
August 18, 2015