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Kendra Pierre-Louis is a Climate Reporter with The New York Times. Previously she was a staff writer for Popular Science (PopSci) where she wrote about science, the environment, and, occasionally, mayonnaise. In addition, her writing has appeared in FiveThirtyEightThe Washington PostNewsweekModern Farmer, and Slate.

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. 

She's appeared on C-SPAN, and Cheddar, as well as several radio shows including WNYC’s The Takeaway.

Kendra occasionally hangs out with astronauts, and seriously loves the arctic. When she’s not achieving dramatic feats like living in France without eating butter, Kendra can often be found on Twitter railing against mayo.

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