Kat Friedrich

I write news and/or blog posts for Yale University, Midwest Energy News, and Conservation Services Group. I also freelance for other publications.


  • Science and environmental journalism
  • Mechanical engineering


  • renewable energy
  • environmental behavior
  • green jobs
  • energy efficiency
  • 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
  • Hacks/Hackers Boston
  • NetSquared Boston
  • New England Women in Energy and the Environment
  • New England Science Writers

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