Kendra Pierre-Louis is a reporter at the climate desk of the New York Times. Previously she was a staff writer at Popular Science. Her work has also appeared in Aeon, FiveThirtyEight, Sierra, InsideClimate News, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. Kendra is also the author of the book “Green Washed: Why We Can’t Buy Our Way to a Green Planet.”
In addition to her S.M. in Science Writing from MIT, Kendra has an M.A. in Sustainable Development from the SIT Graduate Institute, and a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.
Thesis: Geographies of Nowhere: Smeltertown and the Rising Wave of Environmental Refugees