Philip Kiefer

Philip Kiefer

Editorial fellow. I like dinosaurs and trees and housing policy.


The West's Water Shortage Is Fueled by Human Error

Western states have had very little reliable information about how much water was being used for things like landscaping and commercial interests or simply lost to leaky pipes.

Philip Kiefer
Nov 11, 2019

Take These Sacred Sites off Your Bucket List

While it might not be possible to practice perfect tourism, there are ways to do better: engage with the culture and history of sacred places, visit sites interpreted by their traditional owners, and...

Philip Kiefer
Oct 30, 2019

How to Find Your Climate Candidates

Finding candidates and getting involved in local and state elections can lead to big changes in the fight against global warming.

Philip Kiefer
Oct 5, 2019

This Book Investigates the Dark Side of the Open Ocean

In 'Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier,' journalist Ian Urbina investigates the corrupt and exploitative world that exists on he open ocean, which we all benefit from but rarely...

Philip Kiefer
Sep 12, 2019