Lisa Palmer

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Lisa Palmer writes about science, the environment, agriculture and sustainability. Her writing has been featured in The Guardian, the New Republic, Nature journals, Yale e360, Slate, The New York Times, Scientific American, and others. She is a fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center where she writes, publishes, and speaks on socio-environmental issues.

Previously, she was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., where she conducted research and interviews on global agriculture and environmental change for her book "Hot, Hungry Planet: The Fight to Stop a Food Crisis in the Face of Climate Change." She has been a fellow at the Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center, the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, and a grantee of the Solutions Journalism Network.

She holds a bachelor's degree from Boston University and a master's degree from Simmons College in Boston. She lives in Maryland and can be reached at