Lisa Palmer

Lisa Palmer is a freelance journalist based in Maryland and a fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. Follow her on Twitter

Feed the World
April 10 2014 5:14 PMFamine Is a Feminist IssueTo feed the world, start by teaching girls to read.
Nov. 13 2012 2:17 PMWhere Is All the Coal?Why the United States is so well-endowed with the mighty rock.
Oct. 29 2012 5:06 PMHybrid HellA few inches of sea level rise make Hurricane Sandy even more catastrophic.
Green Room
May 10 2011 10:26 AMIce FlowsWhat do 28,000 time-lapse photos tell us about Everest's melting glaciers?
May 28 2013 12:11 PMWhat Are Extreme Runners Thinking?The addicts, obsessives, pain seekers, and euphoria nuts who choose to race 100 miles.
Nov. 2 2012 12:00 AMWhy Does Old King Coal Still Rule?Despite better alternatives and concern about climate change, coal isn’t disappearing any time soon.
Oct. 29 2012 4:34 PMHybrid HellHurricane Sandy is a kind of storm scientists don’t understand well.
Green Room
May 3 2011 4:11 PMIce Flows
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Plus Roundups
Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.