Andrew Revkin

journalist in Cold Spring, New York

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Andrew Revkin is one of America’s most honored writers on environmental sustainability and an innovator in using communication tools to foster progress on a finite, fast-forward planet. Since late 2016, he has been the senior reporter for climate at He joined the public-interest newsroom after two decades of writing for The New York Times, including 14 years as a reporter and 6 after his Dot Earth blog moved to the Opinion section in 2010. He began writing on climate change in the 1980s and never stopped. Revkin has won most of the top awards in science journalism.

From 2010 to 2016, he was also the 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 evolving relationship with weather, global warming, the changing Arctic and the assault on the Amazon rain forest. In spare moments, he is a performing songwriter.

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