A complete list of Jesse’s articles including ones for GreenBiz, Vice, 5280 and many others.
Finds Stories. Writes Them.
Dating Apps Have a Filter Bubble Problem
It only took three days of swiping before he popped up. I froze, thumb hovering over the X. I scrolled through his photos and prompts, looking at what he had changed since I’d seen it the first time.
It’s Hard to Do Climate Research When Your Glacier Is Melting
Glaciers offer unparalleled insight into the world’s climate. But as they melt, the data they offer is less useful—and more dangerous to collect.
Is that weed you’re smoking green enough?
For most of the world’s industries, sustainability is an exercise in correcting the mistakes of the past — from changing mindsets to the very machinery used.
When Climbing and Condors Clashed, These Two Biologists Helped Save Both
For Gavin Emmons and Alacia Welch to do their jobs, they have to be expert climbers, have extensive search-and-rescue training, be experts on endangered bird species and know how to do phlebotomies in the middle of the desert.
Reforestation Is Great! But We’re Running Out of Seeds
Dean Swift has gotten really good at spotting where squirrels hide their seeds.
Yard Stick provides measurement technology to combat climate change
The solution to the world’s climate change problems could be under our feet, as soil has the potential to store more than three times the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
During Covid, California’s toxic trespass grows have returned to pre-legalization levels
Activists working in California’s public wilderness to remove illicit cannabis grows — hundreds of which use carbofuran, a pesticide banned in the United States for its high toxicity — have seen the number of sites increase for the first time in 15 years.
Another Effect of Covid: Thousands of Double Proxy Weddings
Randy Nuñez and Sasha Nuñez-Carvalho were married in October while he was quarantined with the coronavirus in San Diego and she was deployed by the Navy, 4,000 miles away, in Europe.
Severe Wildfires Are Devastating the California Condor
Early on a September morning, with the smell of smoke in the air as a wildfire raged five miles away, a team set out on a search and rescue attempt in Big Sur.