Stephan Faris covers climate change for GlobalPost and is the author of Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valley.
As a journalist who specializes in writing about the environment and the developing world, he has covered Africa, the Middle East and China for publications including Time, Fortune, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine, and Salon. He has lived in Nigeria, Kenya, Turkey and China.
In 2003, he covered the invasion of Iraq for the New York Daily News and returned a year later for TIME magazine. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona's department of optical engineering and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.