Elizabeth Arnold is a former National Public Radio (NPR) Political Correspondent, Current Chair and Professor of Journalism at the University of Alaska, and the producer of arcticprofiles.com.  For twenty years she was a familiar voice on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered and a regular presence on PBS Washington Week, covering Congress, the White House, and the American West. Arnold has received numerous awards, including a duPont Columbia Silver Baton and the Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress. Over the last decade, she has reported on the ecological and human impacts of global warming from some of the most remote areas of the Arctic. A frequent lecturer and recent Fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Arnold authored the paper “Gloom and Doom: The Role of the Media in the Public’s Disengagement on Climate Change. “ https://shorensteincenter.org/media-disengagement-climate-change/

Watch her full TEDxSeattle talk: What’s Happening in the Arctic and Why it Matters