Eleanor Cummins is a science journalist focusing on the urban environment, especially waste and climate resiliency.
Eleanor Cummins is a freelance science journalist and essayist with a passion for built and natural environments, product design, overlooked history, and Pokémon.
She was an assistant editor at Popular Science, where she continues to write for the magazine and website. A graduate of New York University's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, her work can be found in WIRED, Slate, Atlas Obscura, Bright Wall/Dark Room, Ars Technica, and more.
You can subscribe to her death and design newsletter, The Pine Overcoat, or find her spooky stories on Popular Science’s award-winning podcast The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week. Each month, she and co-author Tonya Riley publish The Millennial’s Almanac, a must-read newsletter chock full of “folksy wisdom.”