Hannah Weinberger

Hannah Weinberger

Hannah Weinberger was an editorial assistant at Outside. Despite earning a degree in Mandarin Chinese from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hannah pursued an interest in environmental science journalism after graduation and miraculously wound up investigating river health and testing gear in New Mexico. When not chasing down a lead, Hannah runs trails, plays guitar, and restrains herself from hugging carnivores.


Oceans Forgotten at UN Climate Summit

The largest-ever global summit on climate change, hosted today by the United Nations in New York City, has been accused of ignoring one of the biggest keys to stemming global warming: the oceans.

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 23, 2014

Study: Runners Run Better Companies

A German study found that CEOs who run marathons are more likely to run companies with higher firm values, providing what researchers believe is rationale for using physical fitness as a hiring...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 22, 2014

World Bracing for Big Baby Boom

A new study published in Science says that the global population could reach 12.3 billion by 2100, an increase of 70 percent over the current population of 7.2 billion.  

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 19, 2014

Organ Pipe Cactus Reopens After 11 Years

Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument reopened all of its land to the public on September 15 following an 11-year period in which most of the area was closed due to the operations of violent...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 18, 2014

California Cyclists Get Legal Protection

California became the 24th state to mandate a three-foot cyclist buffer zone rule on Tuesday at midnight, improving upon the state's ambiguous "safe distance" passing rule.

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 17, 2014

Amazon Supertower to Measure Climate Change

Brazil has broken ground on an observation tower in the Amazon that will rise above every skyscraper in South America and help scientists understand climate change in rainforest ecosystems.

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 16, 2014

Beer Prices Likely Rising Due to Summer Rain

The cost of beer is expected to rise in 2015 because of heavy August rain that caused American malt barley crops to germinate before the harvest had finished.

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 12, 2014

Charter Fishing Has Its Own Airbnb

A duo of Serbian entrepreneurs is bringing fishing into the digital age with FishingBooker, an app that connects charter boat captains with fishing enthusiasts.

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 11, 2014

BP Guilty of Gross Negligence in Gulf Oil Disaster

A federal judge found British Petroleum guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig blowout that killed 11 and polluted the Gulf of...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 5, 2014

Southwest U.S. at Risk of Megadrought

A new report from Cornell University suggests that the American Southwest, already experiencing a damaging dry period, is at greater risk of long-term drought this century than previously thought if...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 4, 2014

YouTube Launches Program to Fund Video Creators

If you want to take more GoPro shots of yourself biking around the world but need more travel funds, mope no more. This week, YouTube launched a new fan funding feature that allows YouTube users to...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 3, 2014

Tokyo Hotels Rated Cleanest in the World

International hotel booking portal Hotel.info has released results of a survey of 6 million customers rating the cleanliness of hotels in select international cities. Tokyo scored the...

Hannah Weinberger
Sep 2, 2014