About the Editor
Dan Ferber is Executive Editor, Grand Challenges, at Springer Nature. He’s a long-time journalist who covers science, technology, health, and sustainability and the coauthor, with Paul Epstein, MD, of Harvard Medical School, of Changing Planet, Changing Health, the first book on the dangers climate change poses to human health. Dan has worked as a senior editor at Discover and at Mechanical Engineering magazine, and as a long-time contributing correspondent for Science. His writing has appeared in many national publications, including Scientific American.com, Discover, Popular Science, and Audubon, and has won national awards. He speaks on climate change, health, energy and sustainability, has taught science writing at Indiana University, and holds a Ph.D. in biology from Johns Hopkins University.