Elizabeth Grossman is the author of Chasing Molecules: Poisonous Products, Human Health, and the Promise of Green Chemistry
, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health
, and other books. A Portland, Oregon-based science and environmental journalist, her work has appeared in a variety of publications including Scientific American
, Yale e360, Environmental Health Perspectives
, The Pump Handle, Environmental Health News, The Washington Post
, Salon, Mother Jones
and The Nation
. Chasing Molecules: Poisonous Products, Human Health and the Promise of Green Chemistry
, which Booklist
named one of the Top 10 Science & Technology Books of 2009 and received a Gold Nautilus Award for investigative reporting. Booklist
has called her “an eloquent scientific muckraker.” She’s been a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, and a science journalism fellow at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. When not at her desk, she’s out hiking, biking, exploring wild and unfamiliar places or cooking and tending to her woodland back yard.
October 24, 2014
Journalist Elizabeth Grossman frames the question of how we should ration water and grow our food as climate change's effects continue to be felt.