How new orbital sensor technology can help agriculture weather the climate crisis.
For Bloomberg Green
photo: Rebecca Marshall/Laif/Redux
The Environmental Disaster Lurking Inside Your Chocolate Bar
How to save rainforest in the face of growing demand for coca from China and India?
For Bloomberg News
photo: Akio Kon/Bloomberg
One-third of all grains grown goes to animals raised for meat. A Dutch egg producer has figured out how to feed chickens on food humans throw away.
A chemical engineer leading efforts on carbon capture at the US Dept of Energy spoke to me about challenges and opportunities for the industry. (The New York Times)
Photo credit: Michele Gustafson
I co-produced a video on the back of my reporting for the story immediately below. The credit reads "reporting by" but I also helped with shot selection, transpo, and more...up to & including holding an umbrella over the camera.
Closing a coal mine doesn't mean the end of its contribution to climate change. How companies are harnessing methane to provide net-zero heat and electricity.
For Bloomberg Businessweek
For Bloomberg: Pandemic lockdowns meant fewer crowds and less garbage. Now Amsterdam, Prague and Barcelona want to make some changes permanent.
For Bloomberg, on little known French firm Asmodee's private-equity roll-up of the board games industry
photo: Britta Pedersen/Getty Image
The explosive potential of the source of Beirut's deadly accident isn't even its gravest threat to human health. But fixes are on the way.
From Bloomberg Green.
A story in American Prospect about an economist and a neuroscientist who teamed up to see if poverty stunts children's brain development.
For Los Angeles magazine, I traveled to Yosemite National Park to watch scientists create the most detailed map ever of the Sierra Nevadas.
I met the renowned climate researcher at a conference and he gave me an exclusive advance copy of his new paper showing that the only mathematical explanation for recent record warming events was global warming. For Time.com
Something gave me the idea that perhaps writing for HuffPo for free was a possible path to a job as an editorial writer or op-ed columnist. Clearly that didn't work out. Note: I no longer write for free.
Essay for the New York Daily News featuring adorable pictures of my younger daughter published without her consent (which she has since granted).
From 2004 through 2008 I was working as an editor at various magazines and as a producer for public radio news.
After Might magazine folded in 1997 and until 2004, I worked mostly (and mostly unsuccessfully) as a screenwriter. Few of my articles prior to that are online, it being, you know, the Nineties.