Brian Merchant is a freelance writer and editor living in Brooklyn, N.Y. He writes about politics with a focus on climate and energy issues. Brian has written for Slate, Paste, Salon, GOOD and the Huffington Post, among many others. He pens the column Getting Samy Out of Burma, and is the editor and founder of the blog the Utopianist.
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