Green Festival Speakers

Mark Schapiro

Mark Schapiro has been an environmental journalist for three decades, exploring the intersection between the environment, economics and international political power in books, magazine articles and on television. He was, until recently, the senior correspondent at the Center for Investigative Reporting.
His work is published in Harpers, The Atlantic, Yale 360, The Nation, The Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones and elsewhere; and he’s been reporter/correspondent for the PBS newsmagazine show FRONTLINE/World and NOW With Bill Moyers. He teaches at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and is an adjunct professor at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.
His latest book, CARBON SHOCK: A Tale Of Risk and Calculus on The Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy (Chelsea Green), is the product of five years of intensive reporting and writing from the hot-spots where the costs of climate change are being experienced and fought over.

His previous book was EXPOSED: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power.
Schapiro has won numerous awards, including a Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi, a DuPont, Society of Environmental Journalists Reporting award, and a Kurt Schork Award for International Reporting.