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?
How one small change could reduce your food waste
We often don’t give much attention to the food we consume. Grabbing a bite on the go or chowing…
Christiana Figueres: On the road to Paris
As executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana…
Vietnam searches for solutions to deal with domestic e-waste
Much of the world’s electronic waste ends up in Vietnam — not only cell phones, computers, printers…
Can Latin America do palm oil right?
As western hemisphere oil palm plantations boom, environmentalists eye ways to avoid repeating the…
If we quit oil, then what?
Ditching oil would hugely increase electricity demand. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the…
What’s the role of the private sector in solving environmental challenges?
What do CEOs and sustainability officers at major corporations see as their biggest sustainability…
Agroecology can help fix our broken food system. Here’s how.
The various incarnations of the sustainable food movement need a science with which to approach a…
How do you bring electricity to 620 million people?
Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will…
Religious organizations and conservationists - a match made in heaven?
Fracking in the U.S., on average, uses up to 9.6 million gallons of water per well
: Are migrations going extinct? Saving nature's greatest spectacle
The U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act is up for renovation. Will lawmakers deliver what we need?
As climate change makes crop diversity even more important, gene banks struggle to stay afloat
Biodegradable Batteries and Induction Charging Cars: Five Tech Trends to Watch
: Lessons from SE asia Can Latin America do palm oil right?
Can the right breed of dog help keep both domestic animals & native carnivores alive?
A new view of global groundwater reveals an urgent need to reverse depletion trends
Ever heard of "perovskite"? It might just be the future of solar energy.