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Kristen French
Kristen French graduated in May with a master of arts in science journalism from Columbia University. She has previously written for a number of publications in New York City and Santiago, Chile, including New York magazine, Guernica magazine and Prior to enrolling at Columbia, she was features editor of a business publication called Rep. magazine, found online at
Stories by Kristen French
January 6, 2014
Stretching across eight states, the Ogallala aquifer is the lifeblood of agriculture on the Great Plains. But can it survive a future of drought, pollution, and pipelines?
November 5, 2013
Ahmedabad, India, has created a model plan to protect residents from heat-related illness and death.
October 22, 2013
How a 19-year-old's design for a floating recycling bin could help turn the ocean cleanup tide.
September 4, 2013
Tourists in smog-ravaged Hong Kong have been flocking to a pollution-free Potemkin skyline for their photo ops.
August 7, 2013
Environmentalist Maria Vorontsova explains how President Vladimir Putin is making hash of his country’s environment.
July 5, 2013
Four #greenreads to savor while waiting 15 minutes before swimming.
June 17, 2013
Four #greenreads to enjoy over beers with dear ol' dad.
June 7, 2013
Five #greenreads that don't end like the "Red Wedding" in Game of Thrones -- we promise.