Keith Peterman – Climate Change Seen Through Costa Rica
Keith Peterman served as a Professor of Chemistry at York College of Pennsylvania for more than four decades, retiring in May 2020. 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. He is a member of the American Chemical Society Committee on Environmental Improvement. He takes a student group to Costa Rica each year to
investigate climate change issues linked to impacts, adaptation, and mitigation. He participates in the annual United Nations climate conferences as an accredited member of the press. His current research and writing focus on issues related to climate change and sustainability. His book with co-author Matt Cordes—The Overstory of Climate Change in the Anthropocene—is scheduled for release in Spring 2021. He is a recipient of the 2020 ACS-CEI Award for Incorporating Sustainability into Chemical Education.