Jeff Goodell

National Fellow, 2016

Jeff Goodell, National Fellow, spent his fellowship working on his book, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, published in 2017. The book was a New York Times Critics Top Book of 2017 as well as one of the Washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2017.

He is a Contributing Editor at Rolling Stone and the author of five previous books, including Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future and How to Cool the Planet: Geoengineering and the Audacious Quest to Fix Earth’s Climate. As a commentator on energy and climate issues, he has appeared on NPR, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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