Amy Westervelt
Amy Westervelt

Amy Westervelt is a freelance environmental reporter based in Oakland, Calif.

Green Room
June 14 2011 1:54 PMPlastic by Any Other NameCoke and Pepsi's plant-based bottles still damage the environment.
Green Room
Nov. 22 2010 10:11 AMShale Goes GlobalScrappy American companies are exporting their controversial drilling techniques to Asia and Europe, where "fracking" could face less regulation.
Green Room
Feb. 12 2011 6:49 AMRooftop Pipe-DreamBe wary of the booming market for pint-sized, roof-mounted windmills.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.