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Climate leaders gather in Denmark

December 7, 2009

As the climate change debate heats up, an international conference in Denmark could lead to a global effort to reduce carbon emissions and stave off the negative impacts of global warming. Scientists,...

Researchers test alternative energy

December 1, 2009

As policymakers and environmentalists search for new sources of renewable energy, researchers at the University of Minnesota are working on turning leaves and branches into energy. University researchers...

U students push for recycling law

November 29, 2009

A proposed city ordinance being pushed by University of Minnesota students could change the way Minneapolis businesses handle their bottles and cans. Commercial recycling is currently unregulated in Minneapolis,...

Sally’s faces copyright infringement lawsuit

November 24, 2009

A Stadium Village bar is facing up to $90,000 in fines after allegedly playing songs by Bon Jovi, AC/DC and Gwen Stefani illegally. SallyâÄôs Saloon and Eatery is facing a federal copyright infringement...

Coalition pushes for better Minnesota road planning

November 22, 2009

A new initiative sponsored by 40 groups from across the state seeks to improve road safety and accessibility for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians through better planning of construction projects. The...

Prof dedicates career to environment

Prof dedicates career to environment

November 19, 2009

ThereâÄôs really no such thing as a typical day for University of Minnesota Professor Deborah Swackhamer. Stepping into her office every morning, sheâÄôs met with a heap of voicemails,...

Aerospace engineer senior Alexander Tran shows the University of Minnesota solar car.

University hosts environmental conference in St. Paul

November 17, 2009

Business leaders, policymakers, researchers and students gathered Tuesday in St. Paul for a conference addressing a range of environmental issues facing society. The sixth annual Energy, Economic and Environmental...

Climate group collects weather data for public use

November 11, 2009

Climatologists from the University of Minnesota and around the state are working together to catalogue Minnesota weather data in an online database accessible to the public. The data collected by the Climatology...

Student group taking steps to help energy conservation

November 8, 2009

As the University of MinnesotaâÄôs Energy Management department continues its campaign to save energy and make the University more sustainable, a new student group is taking a small-scale approach...

U group to develop plan for water management

November 8, 2009

A new task force led by a University of Minnesota professor will help lay out the framework for the annual disbursal of $86 million to support water conservation projects around the state. The UniversityâÄôs...