Green Festival Speakers

Herve Kempf


Herve Kempf was born in 1957 in Amiens, north of Paris, in France.After studies in economics, history, and political science, he became ajournalist. Since 1988 he has specialized in environmental andecological reporting. He created the environmental magazine Reporterre,and has written for scientific and economic newspapers. He has workedwith Le Monde, the most influential French newspaper, since 1998, wherehe is the Environmental Editor and covers ecological topics, notablyclimate change and biodiversity. Le Monde now has an entire sectiondevoted to environment and science. Traveling worldwide for hisreporting, Kempf makes his home in Paris.