Kat Friedrich

I produce articles and blog posts about clean tech and IT for online news sources, universities, businesses, and nonpartisan nonprofits.


  • Science and environmental journalism
  • Mechanical engineering


  • clean energy
  • tech for social benefit
  • urban sustainability
  • green building
  • diversity-friendly science education


  • Scientific American
  • Midwest Energy News
  • ecoRI News
  • MassNonprofit.org
  • Wisconsin State Journal
  • On Wisconsin
  • Earth Island Journal
  • Climate Access
  • On Campus with Women
  • Sustainable Cities Collective
  • Real Energy Writers
  • Energy Efficiency Markets
  • Renewable Energy World
  • The Energy Collective


  • Science Writers of Western Massachusetts (founder)
  • Hacks/Hackers Boston
  • Online News Association Meetup
  • NetSquared Boston
  • New England Women in Energy and the Environment
  • New England Science Writers
  • Media Bistro

Although I live in Massachusetts, I am originally from Chicago.