Keith Peterman is a professor of chemistry at York College of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Chemical Society Committee on Environmental Improvement. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar in Germany and in Russia, a National Academy of Sciences Scholar in Poland, a Research Fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory in DC, and as a visiting professor in China and New Zealand. His current pedagogical activities, research, and writing focus on issues related to climate change and sustainability. He writes a Global Hot Topic blog hosted by the York Daily Record/Sunday News and participates in the UN climate conferences as an accredited member of the press.