Popular writing


Many small island nations can adapt to climate change with global support. The Conversation, Nov. 15, 2017. Link

Migration reduces climate risk for many but not all. N-IUSSP, Oct. 9, 2017. Link

Circular economy: to strengthen Minnesota, find value in what we now waste. Pioneer Press, Jan. 25, 2017. Link

Can geofinancial engineering get us out of hot water? Environmental Research Web, Sept. 25, 2017. Link

Eisler, R. 2017. A conversation with Jessica Hellmann: reducing the impact of climate change. IJSP 4:3. Link

Include nature in infrastructure to make America great again. The Hill, Dec. 30, 2016. Link

Three questions with Jessica Hellmann. Minnesota Alumni Magazine, Winter 2016. Link

Engagement 2.0: increasing our collective impact. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Oct. 3, 2016. Link

Science AMA about climate change. Reddit, June 9, 2016. Link

In 2016, here’s where we should look for new solutions to environmental challenges. Ensia, Dec. 18, 2015. Link

Historic Paris climate pact reached–experts react. The Conversation, Dec. 12, 2015. Link

Everyone knows climate adaptation is crucial, but beyond that it’s pretty hazy. The Conversation, Dec. 9, 2015. Link

We are entering a new era of migration–and not just for people. The Conversation, Oct. 15, 2015. Link

Why the Pope is concerned about climate change, and you should be too. Huffington Post, June 16, 2015. Link

The Vatican’s next big moral mission. CNN.com, April 27, 2015. Link

The 25th hour of the day: finding time for outreach. Soapboxscience blog, Nature.com, May 23, 2013. Link

Bridging the science-to-society gap. Soapboxscience blog, Nature.com, May 22, 2013. Link

Unclogging institutional conduits between research and outreach. Soapboxscience blog, Nature.com, May 24, 2014. Link