Kristin Underwood

Writer

Expertise

Solar Energy

Education

American University, Columbia University

Introduction

Kristin Underwood is a solar energy expert based in Orange County, CA. She wrote for Treehugger from 2006-2009, covering a variety of sustainable issues.

 

 

Experience

Kristin Underwood has more than twelve years in the solar industry and currently runs her own solar consulting service in Orange County, CA. She wrote for Treehugger from 2009-2006. Underwood received an undergraduate degree from American University with a double major in International Relations and Environmental Policy and completed her Masters at Columbia University in Climate and Society, focusing on strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Her past work experiences have included working as a deckhand, interning with Greenpeace, and a three-year stint at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Education

  • BA, International Relations and Environmental Policy, American University
  • MA, Climate and Society, Columbia University 

 

Treehugger and Dotdash

Our mission at Treehugger is to provide advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living novice. We hope our content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

Treehugger is part of the Dotdash family.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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