Rob Kunzig

Rob Kunzig
Senior Environment Editor, National Geographic Magazine
Panel: Resilient Cities for the 21st Century

Rob Kunzig has been a senior editor at National Geographic magazine since 2009, focusing on global environmental issues; he just finished writing the cover story for the magazine’s April 2019 issue on cities. A science journalist by trade, Rob has won awards for his magazine writing from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Geophysical Union and has had many articles selected for the annual Best American Science and Nature Writing—including his 2011 piece on urban planning, “The City Solution.” He has written two books: Fixing Climate (with Wallace Broecker) and Mapping the Deep, a book about oceanography, which won the Royal Society prize as science book of the year in 2001.