Why Pickle Brine Is a Secret Weapon Against Ice

My latest article for National Geographic.

This extremely icy and snowy winter has brought renewed attention to the question: What’s the best (and most environmentally kind) way to melt it all? Salt, chemicals … or pickle brine?

Why Pickle Brine Is a Secret Weapon Against Ice.

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Some notes on Hurricane Sandy

Why New York City Is the Worst Place for a Hurricane

Hurricane Tree
A tree knocked down by Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
-Rena Silverman