Ben is a writer and editor covering climate, energy, and environment. He writes regularly for National Geographic News,OnEarth, and DeSmogBlog. He recently worked with Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD, and once upon a time created/edited/curated sustaiNYC, a "reblog" covering NYC's sustainability scene. A few years back he also wrote a book on living a lower impact life in the big city. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.