Brian Merchant

Brian Merchant is a freelance writer and editor in Brooklyn, NY. A contributing editor at, his work has appeared in Slate, Salon, GOOD, and more. He runs the Utopianist and is still trying to Get Samy Out of Burma.

How Vancouver got its green on: A talk with Andrea Reimer

Vancouver has a plan -- many plans -- to become the "greenest city in the world" by 2020. What does that mean and how would it happen?