Founding Director, Initiative on Communication and Sustainability
The Earth Institute, Columbia University
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Andrew Revkin, one of America’s most honored and experienced journalists focused on environmental and human sustainability, is the founding director of the new Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at Columbia University's Earth Institute.
Before moving to Columbia this year, he spent a year as a strategic adviser at the National Geographic Society, where he helped expand funding, training and support systems for worldwide environmental journalism. From 2016 through early 2018, he was the senior reporter for climate change at the nonprofit investigative newsroom ProPublica. That move, in 2018, followed three decades of ground-breaking journalism, including 14 years at The New York Times as a reporter and 6 after his Dot Earth blog moved to the Opinion section in 2010.
From 2010 to 2016, he was also senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace University, where he developed courses in online communication and filmmaking focused on sustainability. He has written acclaimed books on humanity’s weather and climate learning journey, global warming, the changing Arctic and the assault on the Amazon rain forest.
Recent Posts by Andrew Revkin
- Is there a Policy Path that Pursues Today’s Greenhouse Gains while Building the Capacity to Solve Tomorrow’s Grander Challenges?
Recent Comments by Andrew Revkin
- "Despite breezy language on deep decarbonization from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2014 (e.g., "
Is Bioenergy with CCS Critical to the Paris Agreement?
- "I admire your spirit, Dan, as much as I admire that of Gates. But your view that pricing will drive investments in negative emissions technologies (an"
Is there a Policy Path that Pursues Today’s Greenhouse Gains while Building the Capacity to Solve Tomorrow’s Grander Challenges?