Kale Roberts, Contributor and Blogging Coordinator

Kale Roberts Blogging CoordinatorKale Roberts is contributor, Blogging Coordinator, and former renewable energy editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. He also works on climate change adaptation support with the United Nations Development Program for the Asia-Pacific region. 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 him on Google+, or email Kale at KRoberts@MotherEarthNews.com.

A native Missourian, Kale moved to redwood country in 2005 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)

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