Chad Small

Chad Small is a New York City based freelance reporter who principally covers community-led and policy-driven solutions to the climate crisis, as well as the economic, social, and public health effects of Environmental Racism. His work has appeared in Grist, Gothamist, Reasons To Be Cheerful, and other publications. He is a Data Fellow at Grist, and a former New Economies Reporting Project‘s Finance Solutions Fellows with the New Economy Coalition. Follow Chad on Twitter to see more of his work.


The ‘world’s first library farm’ is home to plush gardens and community innovations

What if your urban farm was in a central location? Perhaps your local library? The Cicero Branch of the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) in Upstate New York has explored precisely this question.

July 15, 2022

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum

How this Shinnecock Nation preschool is creating a more diverse energy future

Even if it just starts with a preschool, the energy choice that Shinnecock Nation now has allows them to define a more diverse energy future.

March 4, 2022