9 Billion People + 1 Planet = ?

Date: Monday, October 24, 2011

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Andrew Revkin covered global environmental issues for the New York Times for fifteen years and continues to write for their Dot Earth blog. His reports have ranged from Hurricane Katrina and the Asian tsunami to the assault on the Amazon and the troubled relationship of climate science and politics. He is also the author of several books, including The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest and Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast. Revkin is currently a senior fellow at Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Sciences. His career has included positions with Discover, the Los Angeles Times, and Science Digest. He has a biology degree from Brown University and a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia and has taught at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and the Bard College Center for Environmental Policy.

The 2011 Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.