University of Minnesota
Cities, science and design writer
Nate Berg is a writer who covers cities, science and design. He's a former staff writer at
The Atlantic Cities
and his work has appeared in publications such as
The New York Times
. He is based in Los Angeles.
Urban Infrastructure: What Would Nature Do?
The First Energy Technology
Past doom-and-gloom predictions have all ignored or underestimated the most critical human faculty…
Wind turbines, bikeable cities, clean air and water. How do they do that?
Diana Glassman: Banking on the Environment
The connection between banking and the environment may not seem obvious at first, but it runs deep…
By combining individual strengths in our respective disciplines and focusing on the collective…
Sky-High Race Against Time
Bird’s-eye view of Amazon biodiversity seeks important clues for adapting to climate change before…
A New Model for Climate Advocacy
Pragmatism and compromise are needed to break down climate change into smaller, interconnected…
Climate Talk Surprise
The COP 19 conference was supposed to be a ho-hum prelude to the 2015 Paris conference. Not so much.
New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions
Globally 1.2 billion people live in areas of water scarcity — defined by the United Nations as…
: My fair city! MT
: Mystery photo! A stormwater retention system runs through it. A:
Today's mystery photo! Hint: A stormwater retention system runs through it. Answer:
: "Eat, drink & be merry; for tomorrow we will innovate!" A good read: The first energy technology
"Speaking of carbon emissions, stopping deforestation in Brazil = taking all cars in the U.S. off the road. Which is easier?"
: Scandinavian-Style Sustainability
Denmark’s GDP per unit of energy today is almost twice that of the United States.
: Food & agriculture myths: The global food supply has a demand problem
: author forgot to mention: most politicians in these countries believe in climate change unlike US
: Top 10 Green Stories by
, can you guess what's
? Hint: market-based solution to climate change:
What can we use recycled
for? Street cleaning, firefighting, irrigation - and yes, drinking