Kale Roberts, Blogging Coordinator

Kale Roberts Blogging CoordinatorKale Roberts is Blogging Coordinator and a former renewable energy beat editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. He also works on climate change adaptation support with the United Nations Development Program for the Asia-Pacific region. From 2014-2016, he was a Rachel Carson Scholar at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy in the Hudson Valley, N.Y., where he obtained an M.S. in Climate Science and Policy. Connect with Kale on Google+ or email at KRoberts@MotherEarthNews.com.

Born and raised in Missouri, Kale lived in redwood country on California's North Coast between 2005-2010 where he worked as a Program Coordinator for the Alliance to Save Energy’s Green Campus Program and as an Energy Specialist with the Redwood Coast Energy Authority. From 2010-2012, Kale served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Kingdom of Thailand. He attributes his few handy skills to these 2 years building methane biodigesters to convert water buffalo manure to clean-burning cooking fuel and supporting the community forestry group by establishing a recycling program and public food forest.

Read Kale's MOTHER EARTH NEWS articles:

The Carbon Market's Role in Combating Climate Change

An Impressive Passive Solar Home Design

Renewable Energy is Not Always 'Green': Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Hydroelectric Reservoirs

Cost of Renewable Energy Now Competitive with Cost of Fossil Fuels

Drought and Climate Change: New Report Predicts What’s Ahead

Compare Solar Prices on ‘EnergySage’

Distributed Energy: Powering the Electricity Grid Together

Farm Labor Exposé Earns 2013 James Beard Award

65 Tips to Save Money Through Self-Reliance

Green Sports Alliance Brings Sustainability to the Sports Industry

New Wave-Energy Project in Oregon

Find a Community-Supported Fishery

Illegal Front-Yard Vegetable Gardens: Des Moines Considers Home Garden Ban

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Hits the Streets: 95 Percent of Cities Satisfied

How to Check for Seed Viability (with Video)