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Toilet tech: solving one of world's great problems with innovation. U Colorado prof discusses trends, including his own solar-powered, energy-producing toilet.
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Amid a very destructive wildfire season, Oregon State prof of forestry says the way we manage wildfires is all wrong: 
https://theconversation.com/from-smokey-bear-to-climate-change-the-future-of-wildland-fire-management-45082
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Can the power grid survive a cyberattack? Why the latest US military command after air, land, sea and space is: cyber.
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Is it safe to drill in the Arctic? Top risk expert in US says Shell, Department of Interior plan is not good enough. 
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An area of Oklahoma had 25 earthquakes in the past six days! What's behind the sharp uptick in seismic activity in the lands of fracking? And what can be done about. http://theconversation.com/why-is-oil-and-gas-extraction-causing-earthquakes-and-can-we-reduce-the-risk-40810
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Lowering emissions is clearly the better way to deal with climate change. But can you use solar #geoengineering -- blocking part of the sun with sulfate aerosols in the atmosphere -- in a responsible way? An economist runs the numbers of costs/benefits. #COP21 
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A fascinating evolution story happening in our backyards and forests: the eastern coyote, a hybrid of coyote, wolf and dog.
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Cities need a new approach to dealing with urban wildlife (coyotes, coons, cougars, etc.) An environmental historian tells us how we got here and where we should go next.
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California's top groundwater expert on how to avoid a catastrophe by overdrawing from state's aquifers. 
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A volcanologist talks about how lack of planning and poor understanding of volcanos made the eruption far more destructive than it could have been.
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Why Tesla's batteries will reshape how the grid is run and how people interact w/ their energy. 
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Home storage is better but for people who only need to travel 10 miles at a time they could 'sell' the extra juice in their batteries at peak demand for a healthy profit.
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  • The Conversation
    Deputy Editor, 2015 - present
    Deputy editor and environment & energy editor at The Conversation US, a news analysis and commentary site written by academics for a general audience.
  • Xconomy
    National correspondent, 2015
    Reporter covering energy and emerging technology at Xconomy.com
  • Independent
    2012 - 2015
    Wrote on science, technology, and business for different outlets, including MIT Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum, Scientific American, New Scientist, the Boston Globe, the Guardian, Greentech Media, and GreenBiz.
  • CNET
    Senior Editor, 2002 - 2012
    Reporter covering green/clean technologies, enterprise software, open source and the Web.
  • InfoWorld
    Executive Editor, 1995 - 2002
    Managed news room of about 20 reporters and editors for online and print, edited front page stories, wrote weekly column.
  • IDG
    Boston, Paris correspondent, 1991 - 1995
    Covered IT news for daily news wire, stories published at Computerworld, InfoWorld, PC World and other IDG sites and publications.
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Introduction
I'm the Deputy Editor of The Conversation, a news analysis and commentary site written by academics and edited by journalists for the general reader. I also edit the Energy and Environment desk at The Conversation. martin.lamonica@theconversation.com

Previously, I was the national correspondent for business innovation site Xconomy and wrote regularly for MIT Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum, Greentech Media, the Guardian, the Boston Globe, and others. For links to my articles, see www.martinlamonica.com. You can contact me via Twitter @mlamonica or email lamonicamartin(at) gmail.com
Bragging rights
CNET's Green Tech blog, which I ran, was nominated as best News or Political blog for the 2010 EPPY awards from Editors and Publishers. Treehugger voted Green Tech the top green science and technology blog and my feed @mlamonica the best Twitter feed. Mother Nature Network chose me as a Leading Voice in Sustainability on Twitter.
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  • Cornell University
  • Newton North
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