About Brian Clark Howard
Brian Clark Howard is a journalist and author who has co-written several books, including Build Your Own Small Wind Power System, Geothermal HVAC and Green Lighting. He serves as Environment Editor for NationalGeographic.com and formerly worked at The Daily Green.
Before that, he spent five years as Managing Editor of E/The Environmental Magazine, the U.S.’s oldest, largest independent environmental magazine. Howard researched and wrote articles on a diverse range of topics, including 8,000-word cover stories, and worked on the publication’s website. He has appeared on numerous radio and TV programs and was a finalist for the 2005 Reuters/IUCN Environmental Media Awards for his cover story on the bottled water industry.
Brian's work has been published by MSN, Yahoo!, TheAtlantic.com, MailOnline.com, Popular Mechanics online, the San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere.
Brian has also written for Editor and Publisher Online, Connecticut Magazine, National Geographic's The Green Guide, Alternet, Fairfield County Weekly, Oceana, Clamor, NewAssignment.Net and Britain’s Ergo Living. He was the co-editor and co-author of the 2005 book Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth. He is also an active member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.
Brian earned an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, and holds a B.S. and B.A. in Geology and Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, with minors in Art History, German and Western European Studies. In college, he conducted research on birds and wetland ecology and on Ordovician fossils.
He is originally from the Midwest (Michigan and Indiana), but now lives in Washington, D.C. Brian enjoys snowboarding, gardening, traveling experiencing the outdoors and digesting many forms of media, especially music and films. He lives in Washington, D.C. and his website is brianclarkhoward.com.