Nick Santos is a programmer, GIS specialist, web developer, environmentalist, and non-profit administrator. He is the founder and Executive Director of Environmental Consumer, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that develops actionable information and resources for consumers looking to take the next step to reduce their impact. Nick also works at the Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis, where he develops GIS-based software and databases to help analyze and understand environmental impacts and indicators. He was recently a Roosevelt Institute: Pipeline Fellow for climate change. In the past he has worked with the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP), as a Policy Fellow at climate campaign 1Sky (now merged with, and as an Americorps member with the Regional Climate Change Program at the Sierra Nevada Alliance. Nick can be reached via email at his first name at