Margaret Badore

Senior Editor

Margaret Badore

Expertise

Climate change, Forests, Sustainable Design, Food

Education

Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College

Introduction

Maggie Badore is an environmental reporter based in New York City. She started at Treehugger in 2013 and is now the Senior Commerce Editor. She previously served as the Web Director for National Geographic’s climate change documentary series Years of Living Dangerously. She’s obsessed with composting and solutions to climate change.

Experience

Badore has over a decade of experience reporting on the climate crisis and the environment. She was the editor of Treehugger's lifestyle category for more than two years and wrote extensively about sustainable food, ethical fashion, and green design. She then moved to the The YEARS Project, a production company that uses storytelling to compel people to take action on climate change, and returned to Treehugger in 2020.

Her writing has appeared on Civil Eats, the New Jersey Spotlight, Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger), Care2, The Island Now, and Real Detroit Weekly, among other media outlets. Badore grew up Dearborn, Michigan and has been figure skating since she was seven.

 

Education

Badore earned her undergraduate degree in writing and environmental studies at Sarah Lawrence college, and has a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. 

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.

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