Kendra Pierre-Louis is a reporter with the New York Times where she writes about the science and social impacts of climate change. Before joining the Times, Kendra was a reporter with Popular Science where she wrote about science with a focus on climate change and food. The author of Green Washed: Why We Can't Buy Our Way to a Green Planet. Ms. Pierre-Louis has a Master of Science in science writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Arts in sustainable development from the SIT Graduate Institute, and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Cornell University. You can often find Ms. Pierre-Louis on Twitter or achieving dramatic feats like living in France without eating butter. She is in a long-standing feud with mayonnaise and those who insist on its widespread application.