The ‘Doomed Earth’ Controversy

The author of the controversial New York magazine cover story about worst-case climate scenarios in conversation with a prominent critic

November 30, 2017


Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Kavli Conversations on Science Communcation at NYU

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 7:30pm.


David Wallace Wells

David Wallace-Wells is a deputy editor at New York magazine and the former deputy editor of the Paris Review. In addition to climate, he has written recently about gene editing and honeybee die-offs.

Michael Mann

Michael Mann is a climatologist and the director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University. His books include The Hockey Stick and the Climate WarsDire Predictions, and The Madhouse Effect


Robert Lee Hotz

Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU. He is the president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which funds independent journalism projects around the world, and an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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