Chelsea Hofmann

Chelsea Hofmann

Sustainability Reporter, Phoenix
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Navajos express mixed opinions on Trump impeachment probe

WINDOW ROCK – Cronkite News reporters Jordan Elder and Chelsea Hofmann traveled to the capital of the Navajo Nation to find out what citizens there thought about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.


Arctic to Arizona: NAU professor explains how climate change affects everyone

FLAGSTAFF – Northern Arizona University professor Ted Schuur discusses climate change in light of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.


Water from air: ASU professor’s technology produces clean drinking water around the globe

PHOENIX – Zero Mass Water, a company created by ASU professor Cody Friesen, uses solar panel technology to produce clean water from the air for local schools and underserved communities across the globe.


Frank Lloyd Wright house, once listed for $2.6 million, sold at auction

PHOENIX – The Norman Lykes House, which is the last property Frank Lloyd Wright designed, was sold at auction for $1.7 million. Some of the most unique parts of the home are also the most sustainable.


‘Don’t demolish – deconstruct’: Companies give new life to discarded building materials

MESA – The sustainable benefits of the reuse and restoration of building supplies is made possible through companies like Stardust Building Supplies, Harvest Eco-Salvage and the Freecycle Network.


Fires in the Amazon: Arizona researchers determine what’s true, what’s not

PHOENIX – There’s a lot of misinformation about the thousands of fires burning in the Amazon rainforest including some of the images. Researchers in Arizona help sort through some of the confusion.


Electric vehicle chargers at Grand Canyon reduce ‘range anxiety’ for park visitors

PHOENIX – BMW of North America donated 100 electric vehicle charging stations to national parks across America, including six at Grand Canyon National Park.