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Thomas Kostigen

Writer | Thomas Kostigen

Greater Los Angeles Area, CA, UNITED STATES

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author



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Thomas M. Kostigen is a New York Times bestselling environmental author and award-winning National Geographic writer. He is a globally recognized sustainability expert and advises major corporations and organizations on communications strategies and messaging.
His previous nonfiction books include, The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time (Crown); You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Links Between What We Do and What That Does to The Planet (HarperOne); The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your Life (Rodale); among others. He is a former Bloomberg News editor, USA Today columnist, global columnist for The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, and he contributes regularly to major publications worldwide, including National Geographic, Discover, Men’s Health, Best Life, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, among many others.
He also regularly as a guest in the media, including the Today Show, Mornings with Al, The Weather Channel, CNN’s Erin Burnett, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Entertainment Tonight, Fox News, Hallmark's Home & Family, the Dennis Miller Show, National Public Radio, CNBC, among many other outlets.
Kostigen speaks widely at major conferences and events around the globe, including The Climate Project in Seville, Spain where he shared the stage with Nobel Prize winners Al Gore and Rajendra Pachauri; The Aspen Institute; The Commonwealth Club; Disney’s Environmentality conference; and other forums large and small.

Industry Expertise (10)

Corporate Training

Public Safety

Business Services

Media - Broadcast

Environmental Services

Management Consulting

Financial Services




Areas of Expertise (8)





Financial Services




Accomplishments (1)

New York Times Bestselling Author (professional)


bestselling author of The Green Book and the award-winning You Are Here

Education (2)

Emerson College: Bachelor's degree, Communication and Media Studies 1988

Emerson College: B.S., mass Communication 1988

Graduate Studies: Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Affiliations (4)

  • NYAC
  • Green LA
  • Blue Legacy Foundation
  • National Geographic

Testimonials (6)

Charlie Stroller, Chief Executive Officer | Charter Financial Publishing Network

Kostigen is one of our best speakers

Christopher Davis, President | Money Management Institute

Kostigen relays great insight and is always ahead of the curve.

David Monsma, Executive Director | The Aspen Environment Forum

Kostigen shared many insights and compelling comments.

Alex Verdone, Director | United Nations Young Professionals Board

Kostigen shared powerful stories.

Andrew Aulisi, Sustainability Officer | Credit Suisse

Kostigen engages the audience

Kristin Petrick, Communications & Public Affairs | TD Ameritrade

Tom provided a comfortable atmosphere for roundtable participants to speak up and ask questions, resulting in a lively and engaging discussion.



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