Author & Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Elizabeth Kolbert is a virtual guest at the 2022 Crosscut Festival. Kolbert is the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change, and The Sixth Extinction, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize. For her work at The New Yorker, where she's a a staff writer, she has received two National Magazine Awards and the Blake-Dodd Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with her husband and children.
When: 11am, Wednesday, May 4.
Where: Virtual. RSVP for this free event now.
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Hacking the Climate Crisis
If the human experience has been a 10,000-year experiment in denying nature, then we now face the challenge of engineering our way out of the havoc we've wreaked upon our environment. From carbon capture to super coral to tiny diamonds shot into the stratosphere, our best hope for survival may be the same interventionist thinking that originally got us into this mess. WATCH NOW
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.