Jonathan Hiskes

Jonathan Hiskes is a writer at Bastyr University in Seattle. As a journalist, he has reported on climate solutions from engineering labs, tidal-energy test sites, public housing projects, the Vancouver Olympic Village, indigenous communities near the Alberta tar sands, and the Copenhagen climate talks. His work has appeared at The Guardian, Mother Jones, Grist, The Other Journal, The Sun, Geez, and Books & Culture. You can find his work at

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