March 28, 2019

For a five-year-old, the telecoupling framework is proving to be precocious.

What began as a research upstart in the crowded world of sustainability science, the research framework is becoming a standard to allow scientists from many different fields come to the same table to examine complicated challenges that span the globe. Telecoupling framework’s impact and future are examined in this month’s journal Sustainability.


March 21, 2019

Fulfilling the world’s growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But Michigan State University scientists show a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products of a growing society.

And that energy leaves its environmental footprint home.


Feb. 14, 2019

Master's degree student Tessaliz Quiles Delgado and PhD student Kelly Kapsar have been awarded support for their studies in conservation.


Feb. 1, 2019

Even as the world gets on the same sustainability page courtesy of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), those very goals can result in significant tradeoffs. Scientists suggest new ways to tackle unexpected or unintended consequences cropping up on the way to a better world at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting.