Climate Change

Carmen Fernholz at his farm near Madison, Minnesota.
Feature

Greener farms of the future

U of M researchers are partnering with farmers to find new ways to cultivate the soil and raise animals—and help mitigate climate change.

The new solar array in the parking lot next to Mondale Hall.
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Leading by example

At the University of Minnesota, combating climate change is serious business and a top priority.

Scientist measuring water levels in a wetland.
Research Brief

Wetland restoration offers best protection against agricultural run-off

University of Minnesota researchers, along with colleagues at institutions from the University of Kansas (KU), University of California-Irvine (UCI) and others, found that wetland restoration and construction along waterways are the most cost-effective way to reduce nitrate and sediment loads in large streams and rivers.

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Heidi Roop

Assistant Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Climate

Peter Neff

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate

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Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
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