Mark Schapiro is an investigative journalist specializing in the intersection between science, politics and power. His most recent book is SEEDS OF RESISTANCE: The Struggle for Our Food, a journey in search of the seeds we need to deal with the disruptions of climate change, the four companies which have consolidated control over them, and the extraordinary global movement to defy that trend and reassert control over our food. investigates who controls our most fundamental resource—seeds—as global warming changes the conditions for growing our food.
His previous book, THE END OF STATIONARITY: Seeking the New Normal in the Era of Carbon Shock, is a narrative journey to the global hot-spots where climate disruption is leading to economic and political shake-ups as the world contends with global climate disruption. He is a Lecturer at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and was formerly Senior Correspondent at the Center for Investigative Reporting. His environmental journalism on climate change and on toxic chemicals has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Environmental Journalists and others. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.