Blake writes on environment, nature, and pop culture. He is also a production manager, helping with the daily assembly of the People's World home page.
He has covered such events as the BP oil spill in 2010, the 2014 People's Climate March in New York, and the 2015 United Nations Climate Conference in Paris.
He grew up in Garfield, New Jersey and currently lives in Chicago. In his spare time he is working on a fantasy novel. He is fond of cats, wine, good books, and long hikes in the woods.