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.
Bring back the trains to (and from) the Berkshires
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 deve