All Writings

2016

The commuting lizard
Yale Alumni Magazine, November/December 2016

Hold your Breath
Yale Alumni Magazine, November/December 2016

Who’s using the emergency room?
Yale Alumni Magazine, September/October 2016

Orphaned trees in the rainforest
Yale Alumni Magazine, July/August 2016

On the Defensive
The Atlantic, June 2016

Spite and malice and monkeys
Yale Alumni Magazine, March/April 2016

Fracking and drinking water
Yale Alumni Magazine, January/February 2016

2015

The Crimes of Children
The Atlantic, August 2015

The 43-year Kidney
The University of Chicago Magazine, January/February 2015

2014

Redefining the Second
The New Yorker, January 2014

The Pursuit of Shadows
Orion Magazine, February 2014

2013

Of Mice and Micro-Organs
The New Yorker, November 2013

Of Mice and Micro-Organs
The New Yorker, November 2013

Report Points to Risk of Serious Gap in Weather Satellite Data
The New York Times, February 2013

Elegiac Images From North Dakota’s Boom

The New York Times, February 2013

UN report urges Africa’s leaders to put environmental health policies first
The Guardian, March 2013

Is climate change linked to the spread of flu?
The Guardian, February 2013

Study Slams Nuclear Waste Practices at Hanford
The New York Times, February 2013

Counting the Vanishing Bees
The New York Times, January 2013

Cyberstalkers Threaten Pipeline Security

The New York Times, January 2013

2012

Fighting the ‘Resource Curse,’ Part 2
The New York Times, December 2012

The Budding Health Care Costs of Climate Change
The New York Times, December 2012

From Radiation to Smog, Numbers for the Public
The New York Times, October 2012

A Thousand Words on Global Warming
The New York Times, October 2012

The Baffling Nexus of Climate Change and Health
The New York Times, September 2012

Climate Change, Metal and Waterways
The New York Times, September 2012

Tsunami Debris Strains Budgets and Patience
The New York Times, August 2012