Thomas M. Kostigen is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning National Geographic writer. With Robert Downey, Jr., he is coauthor of the forthcoming Cool Food: How to Erase Your Carbon Footprint One Bite at a Time (Blackstone). Kostigen is a globally recognized sustainability expert and has advised major corporations and institutions on communications strategies and messaging. He has spoken at The Aspen Institute; Harvard Business School Alumni Association; The United National Young Professionals Program; The Commonwealth Club; The Climate Project; and at multinational corporations such as Disney and Credit Suisse. His media appearances include The Today Show, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox, and NPR, among many others. Kostigen’s presentations—peppered with factoids and practical takeaways— are lively, positive, and prescriptive, engaging audiences with insights and actions that are accessible and can make a difference to the world at large, as well as to a company’s bottom line.
His topics include:
Climate Change and Mental Health: How to quell Eco Anxiety
The Food-Climate Nexus: A discussion of “cool foods” and how to develop net zero and zero waste programs
Climate Technology and Innovation: Hacking planet earth and reimagining the future
Climate Communications: Translating science into sales