Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is author of the new book, Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet. For the past 10 years, Ibrahim has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution-based way of life to one that prioritizes our planet and its people. Ibrahim's dedication to the environment is rooted in his Deen -- his religion of Islam.
Ibrahim is an environmental policy consultant and has worked with Green for All, Green City Force, Interfaith Leaders for Environmental Justice, the Prospect Park Alliance and the New York City Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability. He has appeared on FOX News, Al-Jazeera, ABC News’ “This Week" and is a featured regularly on public radio’s morning news show, “The Takeaway.”
His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, CNN.com, The Daily Beast, GOOD Magazine, ColorLines, Wiretap and Elan Magazine.
Green Deen has been featured on the Brian Lehrer Show, The Global Grind, Energy Now, the Center for American Progress and America.gov. Find him online at Green Deen Blog, Green Deen and Brooklyn Bedouin.