PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Andrew Revkin, senior fellow for environmental understanding at the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, will be a panelist at the Jacob Burns Film Center’s screening of "DamNation" on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7:15 p.m.
Revkin is a prize-winning journalist, online communicator and author, who has spent a quarter of a century covering subjects ranging from the assault on the Amazon to the Asian tsunami, from the troubled relationship of science and politics to climate change at the North Pole.
He is the senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace University's Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies and writes the award-winning Dot Earth blog for the Op-Ed section of The New York Times.
From 1995 through 2009, he covered the environment for The Times as a staff reporter. His quarter-century of coverage of global warming has earned most of the major awards for science journalism along with the John Chancellor Award for sustained journalistic excellence from Columbia University.
Revkin has been a pioneer in multimedia communication, blogging and shooting still and video imagery in far-flung places.
At Pace, he teaches courses on blogging, environmental science communication and documentary video with a focus on sustainable development.
He has written three book chapters on communication and the environment and speaks to varied audiences around the world about the power of the Web to foster progress on a finite planet. Revkin lives in the Hudson River Valley with his wife and two sons. In spare moments, he is a performing songwriter who occasionally backed up Pete Seeger and plays in a twangy roots jam band, Breakneck Ridge.
For more information about DamNation, visit http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org/films/film-series/detail/78704#78720.