Transportation’s carbon footprint:

D.C. tackles emissions with dockless bikes Scientific American/Climatewire, Oct. 24, 2017

Trump takes a precarious route on car efficiency Climatewire, Sep. 27, 2017

The lonely fight to save an EPA lab from Trump’s climate cuts Climatewire, May 11, 2017

Trump opens door to weaker car standards Climatewire, March 15, 2017

Volkswagen settlement billions could jolt electric vehicle industry Climatewire, Dec. 22, 2016

Aviation is first global industry to limit carbon emissions Scientific American/Climatewire, Oct. 7, 2016

How Kansas City became the electric vehicle mecca of the Midwest Climatewire, Aug. 3, 2016

Greenhouse gases from transportation are rising despite fuel economy standards. What’s the solution? Climatewire, June 28, 2016

U.S. highway rules may get climate makeover Scientific American/Climatewire, April 19, 2016

Climate change:

Ski resort CEO champions clean energy in face of development Energywire, Feb. 12, 2016

Chesapeake Bay island residents fight economics and erosion to prolong their homeland Climatewire, Nov. 17, 2015

A stand-up economist finds an audience for an act about climate change Climatewire, Oct. 23, 2015

Virtual reality viewfinders show sea level rise — and what to do about it Climatewire/Scientific American, Sept. 14, 2015

Wind power must now contend with extreme weather Climatewire/Scientific American, Aug. 19, 2015

New York:

Growing a taste of home in Far Rockaway, Feb. 28, 2015

Failure has never been more successful, Nov. 14, 2014


UCLA Applied Linguistics department faces disestablishment UCLA Daily Bruin, April 3, 2014

Art exhibition gives voice to survivors of sexual assault UCLA Daily Bruin, Dec. 5, 2013

A Heritage of Snow SFGate and Palo Alto High School Verde, Dec. 2009


Jardinier des villes L’Hebdo, 7 août, 2014

Dronies, les selfies vus du ciel L’Hebdo, 9 juillet, 2014


Finding home: the piecemeal journey from El Salvador to Long Island The story of eight relatives, six of them children traveling alone, fleeing violence in El Salvador, and of the woman trying to hold the family together. I reported (in Spanish) and wrote this story for my Master’s thesis at the Columbia Journalism School over winter and spring 2014-2015. Photos and an 8-minute piece on the role of Central Americans in local politics on Long Island accompany the written piece., March 23, 2015

Breaking the cycle A former inmate who now studies religion at UCLA leads a service project to tutor incarcerated youth in a probation camp in Los Angeles. This months-long project included several in-depth interviews and mini-audio stories, which are accessible at the link. It ran on the front page of the school newspaper. UCLA Daily Bruin, Feb. 24, 2014