Leslie Chang

Leslie Chang studied Earth systems and creative writing at Stanford University. A writer and radio producer, she loves traveling, cooking, and contemplating the sheer awesomeness of things like free food samples and sea otters.

Is ‘Twilight’ influencing our environmental imagination?

Wonder what’s shaping our warped relationship with the natural world? Look no further than popular literature, says ecocritic George Handley.

Stick a fork in it: The American meat industry is ripe for a restart

The director of "American Meat" talks about the good food revolution, the rise of veganism, and why contemporary audiences aren't prepared for scenes from slaughterhouses.

The Anthropocene explained, game-show style [AUDIO]

Everything you need to know about the Age of Man in just five – OK, seven, minutes.

We can’t solve our environmental problems without business

“If business isn’t developing solutions to our sustainability issues, they won’t be developed,” says Andy Hoffman, a professor of sustainable enterprise at the University of Michigan.

Stanford nutrition guru on how to change our food system (without giving up pizza)

Stanford professor Christopher Gardner says all the nutrition studies in the world couldn’t convince Americans to change their diets. He knows what is finally doing the trick, though.