Environmental Journalist & Professor at Vanderbilt University
Amanda Little is a columnist for Bloomberg and a professor of journalism and science writing at Vanderbilt University. Little is the author of the bestseller, The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World, a five-year adventure into the lands, minds and machines shaping the future of sustainable food. She also wrote Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair With Energy
Amanda has has written about energy, technology and the environment for the New York Times, Washington Post, Wired, The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. She has interviewed politically diverse figures from Joe Biden and Barack Obama to Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham, and has been interviewed by journalists including Terry Gross and Fareed Zakaria. Her TED Talk, “Climate change is a problem you can taste,” has 1.7M views. Amanda is the founder and executive director of Kidizenship, a media platform for kids interested in civics and politics, and the national youth civics magazine, Watch Us Rise.