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?
Fixing Palm Oil’s Other Climate Threat
Methane emissions from oil palm plantations are a growing contributor to climate change. But they…
Oceans of Energy
Technologies that harness the energy of moving water or temperature differentials in the oceans…
Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks
From Fortune Brainstorm Green to SXSW Eco and beyond, Will Sarni is one of world’s most…
The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation
Efforts to curb illegal wildlife trade must acknowledge and embrace sustainable use.
Teach a Child, Change a World
New Delhi environmental educator and entrepreneur Vimlendu Jha is improving India’s environment one…
The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which began operations in early 2014 in the Mojave…
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
The biggest problem with GMOs isn’t technology. It’s when technology is used as a silver bullet…
Can Today’s Technology Save Us?
Maybe we already have what we need to solve our greatest environmental challenges.
How does the ocean say 'hello' to new energy opportunities? It waves. (Sorry.)
The distribution system is an issue in developing countries. Post-consumer waste is an issue in the rest of the world.
Palm oil row erupts in Sumatra over indigenous land rights:
story from India from
: Teach a Child, Change a World
New at Ensia: Fixing Palm Oil’s Other Climate Threat
In my sustainable future, children are taught sust devt skills. Each community crafts its sustainable future based on insight.
Time to take on the elephant in the illegal wildlife trade room: the need to support local livelihoods
: Smart: Economists talk
change. Cheap green energy is key.
71% of Earth's surface is energetic ocean. Is it waiting for an invite to join the solutions club? Oceans of Energy