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?
Tracking the fate of ancient carbon in the Siberian Arctic
The Siberian Arctic is one of the most remote and pristine corners of the planet. During the brief…
New life for the artificial leaf?
Research in laboratories around the world is moving the promise of artificial photosynthesis closer…
Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called Earth
Amid the daily deluge of bad news about the environment (Another species lost! Hottest year ever…
To feed the world in 2050 we have to change course
In order to feed a growing population we need to focus on reducing biofuel production and food…
The man behind Africa’s growing digital democratization movement
Tech guru Erik Hersman aims to change the world by changing information flow from “top down” to…
Can sports make sustainability mainstream?
The global reach of sports is something sustainability advocates can only dream of — and it could…
How did palm oil become such a problem — and what can we do about it?
Production of this ubiquitous ingredient is devastating for the environment. Solutions are complex…
This infographic shows why renewable energy is here to stay
Did you know the first high-power solar cell was developed in 1954? Or that since the late 2000s…
Microgrids are SO cool, pretty soon everybody's going to want one.
Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control?
Reality is messier than the region’s green image, but
offers many lessons for the rest of the world.
Time for solar energy to turn over a new leaf?
: This infographic shows why renewable energy is here to stay
Doing good while doing time:
find success connecting inmates w/ sustainable enterprise
Energy turns over a new leaf, literally
How fast is Siberian permafrost thawing?
Panel of local, state & tribal leaders advises fed govt on
"Numbers like that scare the bejesus out of environmental scientists like me"