Co-Winner of the United Nations Global Prize for Climate Change Reporting
Stephen has been an independent journalist for over 20 years and has reported on environmental issues from dozens of countries. He has been published in many leading publications around the world including National Geographic, New Scientist, The London Sunday Times, The Guardian, Vice Magazine, Al Jazeera, Maclean’s Magazine, Earth Island Journal, DeSmog Canada, The Toronto Star, Wired News, China Dialogue, Mo Magazine (Europe), TerraGreen (India), and Common Dreams.
Based near Toronto, he is also the senior science and environment correspondent for the Rome-headquartered Inter Press Service News Agency (IPS), the world’s largest not-for-profit global news agency. IPS articles are published in over 500 newspapers and magazines all over the world reaching an estimated 200 million readers in up to 20 languages. IPS news is also broadcast by over 1000 radio stations, potentially targeting over 150 million listeners.
Stephen also contributes to IPS affiliates in Montevideo, Johannesburg and New Delhi.
Stephen on Walrus TV: “We don’t realize our entire society runs on water. It doesn’t run on oil”
His journalism also appears on a wide range of news networks including Reuters AlertNet, DeSmog Blog, TerraViva, InfoSud, Rabble.ca, Common Dreams and more.
Prior to journalism, Stephen had a successful career in the private sector. He is currently a Fellow at the International League of Conservation Writers and professional member of the International Federation of Journalists; Society of Environmental Journalists. A co-winner of the 2012 Prince Albert/United Nations Global Price for Climate Change and Environment Reporting.
Hundred’s of Stephen’s articles are freely available on his main website. These cover topics ranging from climate change to food production to nano tech.