David Roberts

David Roberts is a Senior Staff Writer for Grist Magazine, an online environmental publication based in Seattle, Washington. Born and raised in Tennessee, he pursued a graduate degree in philosophy at the University of Montana before leaving academia for the Seattle tech industry in 1999. After several years working for such companies as Amazon.com, IMDB.com, and Microsoft, Roberts was hired by Grist Magazine in December 2003. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two sons.

Global Warming, Politics, and the Media

On September 21, 2011, David Roberts participated in The National Climate Seminar, a series of webinars sponsored by Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy. The online seminars provide a forum for leading scientists, writers, and other...