He focuses on renewable and conventional energy technologies, efficiency, transportation, building and design, green finance, and corporate sustainability.
Aston contributes regularly to Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)’s OnEarth, The Fiscal Times, and GreenBiz.com.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, MIT’s Technology Review, environment:YALE, Global CCS Institute, GardenDesign and Momentum.
As a ghost-writer and editor, he has contributed to IBM, McKinsey & Co., NRDC, and The Rocky Mountain Institute, among others.
Over nine years at BusinessWeek, Aston was the magazine’s first energy and environment editor. He also worked in Hong Kong at the Economist Intelligence Unit, covering Asian business, economic, and political news.
A native of Pittsburgh, Aston graduated from Princeton University and lives in Brooklyn, where he is developing a book about the greening of New York City.