Erica Gies covers energy, water, climate policy, green business, green building and urban planning, waste of many kinds, ecosystem biology, and more. She’s been on the science and environment beat for more than 14 years, following a master’s degree in literature, with a focus in eco-critcism.



Nature is a British scientific journal that began publication in 1869 and is today one of the world’s top academic journals.


An editorially independent, nonprofit magazine powered by the California Academy of Sciences, bioGraphic showcases both the wonder of nature and the most promising approaches to sustaining life on Earth.

The New York Times

Founded in 1851, The New York Times is the largest newspaper in the United States and is regarded as the national paper of record.

Yale Environment 360

Published by Yale University and its School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale Environment 360 offers reporting, analysis, and debate on global environmental issues.