"The New Communication Climate: Exploring how fast-evolving information pathways and platforms can limit losses where people live in harm's way"

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:30pm
Eastern Daylight Time
Dot Earth blogger, The New York Times
Senior Fellow, Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
Or join us LIVE: Engineering Lab II, Auditorium (room 119), UMass Amherst campus

Andrew Revkin has covered science and the environment for 30 years in newspapers, magazines, books, documentaries and his New York Times blog, Dot Earth, winning the country's top science journalism awards multiple times. He was a staff reporter at The Times from 1995 to 2009. Since 2010, he has been the Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University, where he teaches courses on blogging, environmental-science communication and documentary video with a focus on sustainable development. He has written acclaimed books on global warming, the changing Arctic and the fight to save the Amazon rain forest. Revkin has also written three book chapters on communication and the environment and speaks to varied audiences around the world about the power of the Web to foster progress on a finite planet. Two films have been based on his writing – “The Burning Season” (HBO, 1994) and “Rock Star” (WB, 2001). He’s a performing songwriter in spare moments and is recording his first album of original songs.

See this slideshow narrated by Andrew Revkin about his travels and writings on sustainability over the past 30 years:  http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/science/20071024_DOTEARTH_FEATURE/index.html

 

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