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Emily Gertz is a freelance journalist and editor covering the environment, technology, and science, who has written for Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American, Whole Living, Dwell, Talking Points Memo, OnEarth, Grist, and more. She also works as a content and social media strategist. Emily was a founding contributor to, the award-winning blog covering solutions to global environmental, political, and economic challenges, and to the Abrams book Worldchanging: A Users Guide for the 21st Century. She has co-authored two books for O’Reilly Media, Environmental Monitoring With Arduino and Atmospheric Monitoring with Arduino.