Bill Hewitt has been an environmental activist and professional for nearly 30 years. He was deeply involved in the battle to curtail acid rain, and was also a Sierra Club leader in New York City. He spent 11 years in public affairs for the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, and worked on environmental issues for two NYC mayoral campaigns and two presidential campaigns. He is a writer and editor, has an M.S. in international affairs, and has taught political science at Pace University. He teaches graduate and continuing education classes now on climate change, sustainability, and energy and the environment at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU. His book, A Newer World – Politics, Money, Technology, and What’s Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis, was published in December.