Brian Merchant is a freelance writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY. He covers politics for TreeHugger, with a focus on climate and energy issues. Brian has written for Slate, Paste, Salon, GOOD, and the Huffington Post, among many others. He pens the column Getting Samy Out of Burma, and is the editor and founder of the blog the Utopianist.
Brian Merchant can be reached at brianmerchant (at) treehugger (dot) com. Website: brianmerchant.com.