Eli Kintisch (elikintisch.com) is a writer and video producer in Washington, D.C. His book Hack the Planet, published in 2010, was given a starred review by Publisher's Weekly, which called it a "fascinating wake-up call ... engaged but balanced."
He covers policy news for Science with an emphasis on climate and energy research. Since joining Science in 2005, he has covered patent policy, science budgets, cabinet officials, and the politicization of science. His scoops include breaking the story of President Barack Obama's science adviser, John Holdren, before he was named.
Eli's work has appeared in The Washington Post, Slate, Discover, MIT Technology Review, and The Daily Beast. Eli was a 2009 Kavli fellow, and he has delivered talks at Columbia University, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and other institutions.