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?
Christopher Golden: Global Health and the Environment
Christopher Golden’s fascination with lemurs first led him to Madagascar at the ripe old age of…
Synthetic chemicals are poisoning our bodies from the moment of conception. What are we going to do…
Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game
The sustainability victories we are claiming these days are still marginal to the core work of the…
Zero Waste World
When the economy goes in circles, everybody wins.
Can Insects Feed A Hungry Planet?
Around the world two billion people eat insects on a regular basis. The current hotbeds — or should…
Ecosystems Are Not Machines
If we want to save the world, we need to treat nature more as an organism and less as disposable…
Nets That Save Fish
Ocean bycatch isn’t inevitable — it’s a design challenge.
What Climate Change Means for Your Coffee
Cuppa Joe. Java. Caffeine Infusion. Liquid Lightning. Morning Mud. Rocket Fuel.
Pretending they don't exist or don't matter is not an acceptable response to the toxic chemicals in our lives.
Find out why this infographic is an Ensia
most-read for 2014: The Global Population in 2100
Sit back and watch this Ensia
video on the circular economy. What If the Global Economy Worked Like Nature
: The resource revolution is an amazing opportunity. The transition to a circular economy
: Health care savings can far outweigh costs of carbon-cutting policies, especially cap-and-trade:
about global health & the environment
: Incredible rapid loss of Greenland & Antarctic ice sheets. 120 cubic miles a year.
series debuts on
: Birds in trouble fm pole to pole, by
: It's Beak Week: Marla Cone & her EHN team's great series on risks to birds (and human health)
Back to school special: 10 things our kids will need to know to thrive in the Anthropocene