is the author of The
End of Oil, which was a 2005 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein
Book Award Finalist. He is a regular contributor to Harper’s, for which he has written about the food, energy,
timber, and auto industries, as well as the destruction of the Florida
Everglades. A long-time observer of both business and environmental issues, he
is an expert on the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural
world. He resides in Leavenworth, Washington.