Mat McDermott

Mat McDermott

Mat McDermott is writer, environmental expert, and yoga teacher living in New York City. His work has appeared in several online and print publications, including Motherboard, Yale Environment 360, Hinduism Today, Earthtechling, Huffington Post, MotherJones, Dark Rye, and Policy Innovations. From 2008 until 2013, he was the business and energy editor for Discovery Communications' TreeHugger, as well as contributing to Planet Green.

As the primary United States advisor for The Bhumi Project, a Hindu environmental organization affiliated with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, Mat McDermott coordinates Bhumi's involvement in GreenFaith's Energy Shield eco-certification program for Hindu temples across the nation.