About the editor
Peter Fairley has reported on global energy and technology developments for a dozen years, tracking the story from the coalfields of Inner Mongolia to the unlit villages of Bolivia’s Cordillera Real. His byline appears regularly in both print and online publications, including Discover, MIT’s Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum and Nature, among others. He is also a frequent commentator on innovation and the environment via national broadcast outlets in the U.S. and Canada such as NPR’s Talk of the Nation and CBC Newsworld as well as talks on energy innovation to academic, business and journalism audiences. Before taking up independent writing Peter served as Washington Bureau Chief for Chemical Week, chronicling the global chemical industry’s collision with the environment. He holds a Masters in science, health & environmental reporting from New York University, a B.S. in molecular biology from McGill, and is an elected director of the Society of Environmental Journalists. Find out more via Peter’s online portfolio, read his chapter on renewable energy in Fueling the Future, or explore his book on the science behind electricity: Electricity & Magnetism, a narrative of the field’s greatest discoveries and inventions for Grade 6 readers and up.
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