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.
What the “cold economy” means for a warming world
Urban Infrastructure: What Would Nature Do?
Heroic stories from the front lines of climate change
World leaders may be descending on Paris for the start of COP 21 and the most important climate…
For Thanksgiving, some positive environmental news to share around the table
Let’s use this season of gratitude to celebrate a few success stories.
Who’s keeping organic food honest?
An informal network among farmers may be more important than federal regulation in building trust…
How climate risk is like a flaming truck barreling toward us, and why it’s time to hit the brakes
A narrow escape from a catastrophic car accident sheds new light on an even bigger threat.
What does technology do to our relationship with the environment?
As more apps and other online tools connect users with the outdoors, we walk a fine line between…
These maps show changes in global meat consumption by 2024. Here’s why that matters.
As more people eat more meat, quantity is not the only concern; the nature of the beast makes a…
How institutional investors can alleviate climate change while boosting the global economy
By investing in clean energy in developing countries, investors can reduce greenhouse gas emissions…
Pavel Kabat: Bringing science to the SDGs
Scientists can be very good at creating new knowledge in a specific topic area, then dropping it…
India’s solar industry is expected to grow 250% this year.
Countries pledge $10 Billion for clean energy fund
The 12 days that will decide Earth's future: A guide to the
Watch: People around the world have been working on front lines of climate change for years
: Consumption of chicken and beef is set to rise — with potential impacts on our climate.
Right now the world needs more climate heroes. Here's one inspiring story from Cambodia
Martín von Hildebrand wins
Global Leadership Prize. Read his interview with Ensia here:
How to speak like a climate negotiator
The great thaw: As temperatures rise, many American glaciers could vanish
Countries Pledge $10 Billion For Clean Energy Fund