Joanna M. Foster

The Great Lakes Go Dry: How One-Fifth Of The World’s Fresh Water Is Dwindling Away

For the past 15 years, islanders have watched Lake Michigan slowly disappear.

January 31, 2014

‘Digesting’ Food Waste Can Turn Trash Into Money

But what if there was a way to not only keep food waste out of landfills but actually create something valuable out of what otherwise produces only methane and contaminated soil? There is, and the technology has been around for decades.

November 22, 2013


New Water Plan Could Turn New Orleans Into The Next Amsterdam

Last week, Greater New Orleans Inc. — a regional economic development organization — unveiled its Urban Water Plan for Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes.

September 13, 2013

Why Habitat For Humanity’s Newest Homeowner Might Never Pay An Electricity Bill

The team’s dream was to build a solar-powered house that could not only compete with the most cutting-edge technologies out there, but was actually affordable and something ordinary people would want to live in.

August 8, 2013

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