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Karen Christensen

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Karen Christensen is CEO of Berkshire Publishing Group, based in Great Barrington. She is the author of several popular environmental books and numerous academic and professional publications, and has been a leader in US-China partnerships in publishing. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, Christensen began her publishing career in London, and became a speaker on women’s issues for the UK Green Party and a trustee of the Environmental Design Association as well as a founding member of the Women’s Environmental Network. She is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Articles by Karen Christensen

Keep east-west rail on track

Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 - Western Mass leaders and activists need to unite around passenger rail service. We propose formation of a Western Mass Rail Coalition to create the united front necessary to ensure that MassDOT understands the needs of our large region of the Commonwealth.

Bring back the trains to (and from) the Berkshires

Saturday, 19 Jan 2019 - By bringing back the trains, we could take a huge step in restoring the Berkshires to vibrant economic health, and integrate the best of its industrial past with the best of 21st-century economic development and environmental sustainability.