Brian Kahn
Managing editor at Earther, writing about climate change, environmental justice, and, occasionally, my cat.
Apr 7

Thanks for clarifying. I think you & I are probably mostly on the same page!

Apr 7

I especially enjoyed the bit about how the local ecosystems may see a net benefit from oil spills because, in the wake of these disasters, humans temporarily stop fishing in these areas allowing the sea life to rebound. Read more

Oct 9

This is not news. There has been a vomit inducing caterpillar living in Washington for the past four years. 

May 21

The loon is prominent on Canadian coins. Their one-dollar coin is often called a “loonie.” The eagle is prominent on American coins and national branding. Read more

May 9

Samantha Grasso recently wrote a really good article about how COVID-19 illustrates a long-term conflict in US politics between the rights of individuals and the rights of communities. Climate change is the same kind of conflict: if I, as an individual, can pollute the community as much as possible without any kind of Read more

Jan 18 2020

I am not sure that Earther’s commenting community is able to handle a conversation about sex positivity. It doesn’t help that this article has already been shared to Gizmodo.

If nudes can inspire the governments of the world to move to a post-carbon energy grid then that’s awesome. Sex is already used to sell plenty Read more

Dec 27 2019

It takes me almost 2 hours to commute to work and I live IN the city. I’m more impressed that you can somehow live in Hudson Valley, still make it to a day job in NYC, and not have your life be an endless work-commute-sleep cycle.

Dec 26 2019

How so many top-notch actors were suckered into the disaster that is Cats remains a mystery. Read more

Dec 25 2019

Thank you for running this site on Christmas. Hope all of the electrons find their proper locations.

Nov 22 2019

The first thing I thought when I saw the truck was that it reminded me of all those grade-C late 70's and 80's post-apocalyptic movies like “Mad Max”. It looks a bit like the Landmaster from “Damnation Alley” which was a movie about ecological collapse following a nuclear war.