Michael D. Lemonick

Position/Organization: senior staff writer, ClimateCentral; former science and environment writer, TIME Magazine

Michael D. Lemonick is the senior writer at Climate Central, a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting nonpartisan science-based information about climate change to policymakers and the general public. Prior to joining Climate Central, he spent nearly 21 years at TIME Magazine, where he wrote more than 50 cover stories on topics ranging from climate change to genomics to particle physics before stepping down as a Senior Science Writer in early 2007. He has also written for Discover, Scientific American, National Geographic, Yale E360 and Newsweek and other magazines, and has taught science and environmental writing at Princeton, Columbia, Johns Hopkins and New York University, as well as a course on ethics in journalism at NYU. He holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and an M.S. in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.