Eleanor Cummins is a science journalist focusing on the urban environment, especially waste and climate resiliency.
Eleanor Cummins is a science journalist with a particular passion for public parks, climate resiliency, transportation, waste management, and urban design.
She is on staff at Popular Science, splitting her time between the print magazine and the web. A recent graduate of New York University's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, her work can be found in WIRED, Slate, Atlas Obscura, Ars Technica, and elsewhere.
In her free time, she writes The Pine Overcoat, a newsletter about death and design. She's also the human behind the @Histortree Twitter account and is a regular guest on the podcast The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.