Ben Carmichael is an environmental communications consultant. He has worked as a speechwriter for the Natural Resources Defense Council
(NRDC), and as a regular blogger for On Earth magazine. He has contributed to Print and Portfolio magazine, The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media and has worked for The New Yorker magazine. He also worked for an Emmy Award winning documentary series, Quest, with Maine Public Television.
Ben received an environmental masters degree from Oxford's Environmental Change Institute, where he studied on a Marshall Scholarship. While there, his research focused on the challenge of climate change to American minds. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Ben was the founding editor of Watershed: A Journal of the Environment and Culture.
Having grown up in Maine, Ben is an avid fly fisherman, with interests
in the environment, politics and food. He lives in Maine and New York.