Karla Lant

Karla Lant

Freelance Writer and Editor

Karla Lant is an experienced freelance writer, journalist, editor, and adjunct professor. She focuses on science, technology, politics, education, and technical writing. Browse by publication below.

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Camp flegrei super crater article
Business Insider

There's a massive 'super crater' of magma bubbling under Italy — and the situation is getting more dangerous

Recent earthquakes in Italy as well as ongoing monitoring of the Campi Flegrei Super Crater have people wondering what would happen if this supervolcano ever erupted again. Here's a look at the facts and predictions.

Scott pruitt hat happy epa article
Business Insider

The EPA's science office just removed the word 'science' from its mission statement

As President Donald Trump took office in late January, his administration began changing the language on government websites. Changes to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pages were among the more notable modifications, including the deletion of "science" from the mission statement of the EPA's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OST).

Electric car article
Business Insider

Experts suggest electric vehicles could be cheaper than gas-powered ones by 2030

Battery wars power change.

Between now and 2021, battery production all over the world will more than double, Bloomberg reports. With more companies getting into the game, expansion and competition are up, and prices are down.

Solar workers article
Business Insider

This industry is creating jobs 17 times faster than the rest of the US economy

A new report
released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals that solar jobs in the U.S. (and other nations) are expanding quickly.