Tag Archives: policy


Virtual Forum: Ana Vang, Kelly Muellman and Rick Feiock discuss Long-Term Urban Planning, Climate Action, and Health Planning

February 16, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Long-Term Urban Planning, Climate Action, and Health Planning

 Led by: Ana Vang (Policy Associate, Office of St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman) & Kelly Muellman (Sustainability Program Coordinator, City of Minneapolis) Discussing: Long-Term Urban Planning for Sustainability (2:30-3:30&

Rick Feiock (Florida State University) Discussing: Institutional Collective Action Framework (cont’d) (3:30-4:30)

Friday February 17, 2:30 to 4:30 PM Central

To view or join the discussion on FridayJoin Here, Access Code: 383-419-437.

These lectures and discussions are part of a course offered by the MSSTEP Program and the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network, Infrastructure Transformations for Sustainable Healthy Cities: Design and Policy.


Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan Provide Commentary for Nature Energy

December 27, 2016

Read University of Minnesota PhD Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan’s invited commentary in Nature Energy, “Energy poverty: Electrification and well-being.” The commentary is based on a paper Sharma and Chan reviewed for the journal, and engages with questions on how rural energy poverty is measured, and which measures are better suited for policy decisions.