Jeff Goodell

New America Fellow

Jeff Goodell was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow, working on a book about the impact of sea level rise on Miami, as well as other cities around the world, to be published by Little, Brown. He is currently a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and the author of five books, including How to Cool the Planet: Geoengineering and the Audacious Quest to Fix Earth’s Climate, which won the 2011 Grantham Prize Award of Special Merit. Goodell’s previous books include Sunnyvale, a memoir about growing up in Silicon Valley, which was a New York Times Notable Book, and Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future

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The Doomsday Glacier

Jeff Goodell wrote a long-form piece for Rolling Stone about the instability of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.


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Why the Climate March Matters in the Era of Trump

Jeff Goodell wrote for Rolling Stone on the importance of the March for Science to raise the profile of the climate movement.


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Rolling Back Climate Regulations Is Trump's Most Dangerous Con Yet

Jeff Goodell wrote for Rolling Stone about President Trump's executive order and how even it will not bring back coal production:


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Will We Miss Our Last Chance to Save the World From Climate Change?

Jeff Goodell interviewed James Hansen, one of the first scientists to directly link the burning of fossil fuels with the warming planet.


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Trump's EPA Pick Is the Fossil-Fuel Industry's Con Man

Jeff Goodell wrote for Rolling Stone about Scott Pruitt, an ally of the fossil-fuel industry, and Trump's choice for EPA Administrator.


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The Flooded City

Four years after Superstorm Sandy, should New York defend against or adapt to the threat of climate change?


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Can New York Be Saved in the Era of Global Warming?

Jeff Goodell wrote for Rolling Stone about New York City's vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.


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Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 2

It's a weird feeling, cruising around Silicon Valley in a car driven by no one.


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Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report

We may be on the verge of creating a new life form.


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Will the Paris Climate Deal Save the World?

How the historic U.N. climate deal came together, and where we go from here.


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John Kerry on Climate Change: The Fight of Our Time

The secretary of state discusses the challenges that lie ahead at the United Nations Climate Summit.


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Obama Takes on Climate Change: The rolling stone interview

In Alaska, President Obama was in a very good mood. He visited the state in late summer to draw attention to the looming climate catastrophe