David Biello is an award-winning journalist who has been reporting on the environment and energy since 1999. "The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age," is his first book. He is currently the science curator for TED Talks and a contributing editor at Scientific American. He also writes frequently for Aeon, Nautilus, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Yale e360. Biello has been a guest on many radio and television shows, including PRI's Science Friday and PBS NewsHour. His documentary series Beyond the Light Switch won the duPont-Columbia award and he most recently reported, wrote, and hosted The Ethanol Effect for PBS.