Christine Grillo is a writer at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. Before joining the Center for a Livable Future in 2011, Christine spent several years as senior writer and associate editor for Johns Hopkins Public Health, the Bloomberg School's magazine. She’s taught writing at universities in Baltimore and New York, and before that she wrote and edited content for print publications and multimedia firms in New York. In addition to working at Center as a science writer and editor, she writes for local magazines and has been published in other channels such as The Utne Reader and The New York Times. Christine helped found the Green School of Baltimore, a public city charter school that focuses on experiential environmental education.