Chris Mooney

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Birthday
20, 1977
Birthplace
Arizona
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Arizona

About

Known for such works of political and environmental journalism as Storm World and The Republican War on Science, this popular writer earned a spot on the 2005 New York Times Best Seller List.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale University's English department, he began working as a staff writer for a liberal periodical called The American Prospect.

Trivia

While working for the Center for Inquiry think-tank, he hosted a podcast called Point of Inquiry. He also published numerous pieces in such prominent journals as The Utne Reader, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post.

Family Life

Though born in Arizona, he was raised primarily in New Orleans, Louisiana, by his college English professor parents. His sister, Kate, also became a writer, and his brother, Davy, had a career as a jazz musician.

Associated With

He and former United States Vice President Al Gore both worked to increase the American public's awareness of pressing environmental issues.