About Forrest Watkins

Hailing from America, Forrest has spent the last year on his bike collecting climate change stories from China to Morocco. A graduate of Spanish and biochemistry, Forrest hopes to explore the junction of technical and creative fields.

Latest from Forrest Watkins

The Long Road to Safety

Forrest Watkins | November 18th, 2016

Mexico, the United States and Canada announced on Wednesday their strategies to meet greenhouse gas emission targets for 2050.

COP22: Raining Fossils

Forrest Watkins | November 15th, 2016

When it rains, it pours – even in arid Marrakech. After a week marked with only two Fossil of the Day awards, on the eighth day of UN climate change

Clean Tech Soaring: An Interview with Solar Impulse Co-founder Bertrand Piccard

Forrest Watkins | November 14th, 2016

“We need to embrace clean technologies, not because they are eco-logical, but because they are logical” In early March 2015, a new kind of plane took off from a private

Back to Business

Forrest Watkins | November 11th, 2016

Attendees were due for a rebound as UN climate negotiations enter into its fourth day in Marrakech. With the previous day being spent digesting the shocking results of the US

Who’s Saying What on Trump

Forrest Watkins | November 10th, 2016

Emotions ran high as dawn broke in Marrakech, Morocco and media sources began to call the American election for Donald Trump. Delegates to the UN climate conference and civil society

Day of the Turkey

Forrest Watkins | November 7th, 2016

How did Turkey come to be COP22’s first Fossil of the Day.