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 proliferation of cell phones has blanketed the world with microwave signals — and given science…
How farmers, the food industry and the rest of us can invest in a sustainable future.
How one food-service company is trying to transform America’s food system, one sustainable purchase…
Pierre Ferrari: Taking Stock at Heifer International
When he joined Heifer International as president and CEO in 2010, Pierre Ferrari brought with him a…
Why Not Burn Waste?
Opposition to burning municipal solid waste is not in sync with science and is restricting…
Facing up to Phosphorus
We can't live without this essential element — yet we're having a tough time living with…
Where the Wild Things Are (or Aren’t)
The question of just how wild the American West should be is as much a philosophical one as it is…
Sylvia Earle: Exploring the World’s Oceans
Water covers nearly 71 percent of Earth, yet we know more about deep space than the deep ocean…
Is it time to rethink our entire food system?
Jun 17th @ 9:16pm
Can proper management of soil save a long list of environmental challenges?
Jun 17th @ 5:33pm
: Mobile Meteorology
Jun 17th @ 5:21pm
: Guess what? We can use our cell phones for more than checking Facebook and online shopping.
Jun 17th @ 4:38pm
Good idea: If we can predict where ecosystems "points of no return" lie, we can avoid them before too late.
Jun 17th @ 12:57pm
New article at Ensia: Cell phones offer science a powerful new tool for collecting atmospheric data
Jun 17th @ 11:59am
Did not know this: MT
Tar sands not just in Canada...mining will begin in Kentucky this summer.
Jun 17th @ 11:12am
Visionary approach to sustainable development: Fix market failures, empower local people & get out
Jun 17th @ 9:35am
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w/ 6 global trends and possible futures
Jun 17th @ 8:22am
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Jun 17th @ 7:17am