Selected Articles, Essays, and Other Writing

The Era of Climate Change has Created a New Emotion

Read in The Atlantic Magazine


When Places Dense with Relics and Remembrances Succumb to the Sea

Read in Hakai Magazine


How to Rebuild in a Time of Endless Fire

Read in High Country News 

The Fervent Debate Over the Best Way to Confront Global Warming 

Read in Undark Magazine

Why More Alaskans Aren’t Fighting a Huge Potential Oil Project on the North Slope

Read in The Nation Magazine

The Future of Climate Adaptation is Here in the Native Village of Newtok, Alaska

Read in The Nation Magazine

For Forest Blazes Grown Wilder, an Alternative: The ‘Good Fire’

Read in Undark Magazine

The Village at the
Edge of the Anthropocene

Read in Sierra Magazine

A Visit with
the Glacier Squad

Read in Hakai Magazine
photo by Whitney McLaren

Tunnel Vision: Lessons in the Impermanence of Permafrost 

Read in Undark Magazine


The Sea Versus
St. Augustine

Read in Hakai Magazine
Photo by Kyle Johnson

Quiet: A Soldier’s Fight for the Most Silent Place in America

Read in Seattle Met Magazine

The Grain That Tastes Like Wheat, But Grows Like a Prairie Grass

Read in The Nation

                                                                                          How One Alaskan Community Is Attempting to Adapt to Climate Change

Read in Audubon Magazine

                                                                                       What Poverty Does to
the Young Brain

Read in the