Jim Motavelli is a freelance journalist, speaker, book author, radio personality, and expert on all things environmental. He blogs weekly for The New York Times, Mother Nature Network, BNET, and The Daily Green. He writes “Green Living” for the Environmental Defense newsletter and has contributed to Popular Mechanics, The Nation, The Boston Globe, Philadelphia Review, Sierra, and many other newspapers, magazines, and websites.
A two-time winner of the Population Institute’s Global Media Award, he has shared his environmental expertise in radio interviews across the country. He is the author of Naked in the Woods: Joseph Knowles and the Legacy of Frontier Fakery, Forward Drive: The Race to Build "Clean Cars" for the Future and Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change.