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Jeff Goodell—The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

Investigative reporter Jeff Goodell is a prominent expert on climate change and energy policy. His newest book, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Reshaping of the Civilized World, is an immersive look at the global crisis of rising oceans. Former Secretary of State John Kerry praised The Water Will Come as “an eye-opening portrait of humankind's dilemma…The Water Will Come brings together compelling anecdotes from all over the globe and shocking expert assessments that should make the world's few remaining skeptics reconsider.” Steeped in scientific research and on-the-ground reporting, The Water Will Come is written in the tradition of environmental classics like The World Without Us. Goodell is a contributing editor at Rolling Stoneand the author of five books, including How to Cool the Planet: Geoengineering and the Audacious Quest to Fix Earth's Climate, winner of the Grantham Prize Award of Special Merit; Sunnyvale, a memoir about growing up in Silicon Valley, which was a New York Times Notable Book; and Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Our Story: 77 Hours That Tested Our Friendship and Our Faith, based on the experience of the Quecreek miners.