Peter Byck is a professor of practice at Arizona State University, in both the School of Sustainability and the Cronkite School of Journalism.
He is director, producer and writer of "Carbon Nation." He is helping to lead a $5.3 million research project on Adaptive Multi-Paddock (AMP) grazing; collaborating with 20 scientists and 10 ranchers, focused on soil health and soil carbon storage, microbial/bug/bird biodiversity, water cycling and much more.
Byck's 10-part, feature-length documentary "Carbon Cowboys" focuses on regenerative grazing. He is in production on a long-form documentary on the AMP grazing research project. Byck’s first documentary, "Garbage," won the South by Southwest Film Festival, screened in scores of festivals and played at the Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center. Byck’s second documentary, "Carbon Nation," has screened all over the world; it won the IVCA Clarion Award, the GreenMe Global Festival, and was runner-up for the EMA Award. Byck has appeared twice on HBO’s "Real Time with Bill Maher" and NPR’s "Science Friday."