Thomas Kostigen

Writer

Thomas Kostigen
Thomas Kostigen

Expertise

Climate Crisis, Environmental Issues

Education

Emerson College

Introduction

Thomas Kostigen is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. He founded the Climate Survivalist column for USA Today and has written for numerous publications, including The Washington Post, National Geographic, Discover, Departures, The Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and others.

Experience

Most recently, Kostigen has written two books for National Geographic on climate preparedness. His previous nonfiction books include "The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time,"  "You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Link Between What We Do and What That Does to Our Planet," "The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your Life," and "The Big Handout."

Education

Thomas Kostigen received a B.A. focused in Communication and Media Studies from Emerson College.

Treehugger and Dotdash

Our mission at Treehugger, a Dotdash brand, is to provide advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living novice. We hope our content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

Read more from Thomas Kostigen