Elisabeth Ponsot

Elisabeth Ponsot is an associate web producer for PBS Need to Know.

Restoring a community garden in the Sandy-torn Rockaways

Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Seagirt Boulevard Community Garden. Now, a group of volunteers is working hard to rebuild this important green fixture.

Will Germany banish fossil fuels before the U.S.?

German political parties of every stripe now back a plan that is expected to nearly end that country’s use of fossil fuels by 2050.