About David @dbiello
David Biello is the author of "The Unnatural World," a new book that explores how people have become the most powerful force shaping the planet and all life on it. He is an award-winning journalist who has been reporting on the environment and energy since 1999—long enough to be cynical but not long enough to be depressed. He is currently the Science Curator for TED and a contributing editor at Scientific American.
David’s Recent Stories
Science Nov 21Will U.S. support for nuclear and coal at the Bonn climate talks encourage others to keep polluting?
The U.S. delegation's fondness for coal and nuclear may provide abundant cover to other nations to continue polluting. That means we're going to need technology now more than ever.
Science Jan 27Column: Silencing the EPA will make America unhealthy again
What do we lose when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is gagged?…
Science Nov 30Column: Our planet will suffer if Trump shutters NASA Earth science
The end of ice on Earth is merely one thing we won’t be able to monitor if NASA stops using satellites to look at our home, author David Biello writes…
Science Nov 04Column: The most important issue this election forgot
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump differ sharply on climate change. One candidate's views would invite catastrophe, but the other's policy would not fair much better.
Politics Jul 27Column: When will the candidates pay attention to the biggest environmental issue facing America?
Climate change remains the most important issue not truly being discussed in the 2016 campaign.
Politics Jul 26Column: Dirty air and foul water know no borders
Environmental science writer David Biello says the challenge for our next president is not to choose between embracing globalization or focusing at home, but to realize that the two are inextricably intertwined.
Science May 12Why charging an electric car at night is worse for the environment
Your battery-powered vehicle is only as green as your electricity supplier.
Science Apr 14Humans and El Niño partner to set record spike in CO2 pollution
The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…