Tara lives in San Francisco, but hails from western Massachusetts. She is passionate about the natural world, environmental conservation and increasing public awareness of environmental issues. She tends to focus on politics and business, but also touches on behavior. Tara received her B.A. from Connecticut College and her M.P.A. from Syracuse University and has worked at the World Resources Institute, the MA Department of Energy Resources and spent summer 2010 working on UN-REDD research and policy in Paris, France. She is currently involved with SF Environment, the SF Energy Cooperative, Cambridge Energy Alliance and sits on the Board of Directors for Randall Museum Friends. She enjoys being outdoors as much as possible! You can find her on twitter @tmhol.
Julie M. Rodriguez is an arts, green living, and political writer based in San Mateo, CA. Her work has appeared in xoJane, Care2 Causes, Greener Ideal, and Inhabitat. Follow her on Twitter @julierwrites. less