Reporter, New York Times climate team, New York, N.Y.
Kendra Pierre-Louis is a reporter with the New York Times on the climate desk. There she reports on climate science and the social impacts of climate change. Before joining the Times, Kendra was a staff writer for Popular Science (PopSci) where she wrote about science, the environment, and, sometimes, mayonnaise. Kendra is also the author of the book, "Green Washed: Why We Can't Buy Our Way to a Green Planet." Kendra has an S.M (M.S) in science writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), an M.A. in sustainable development with a focus on policy analysis and advocacy from the SIT Graduate Institute, and a B.A. in economics from Cornell University.