One of the nation's leading conservation education and advocacy group is honoring author-columnist Thomas Friedman with its National Conservation Achievement Award for exemplary leadership. Friedmans award from National Wildlife Federation in the communications category will be announced at the organizations annual awards banquet tonight in Washington, DC.
The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, world renowned author and journalist, Friedman has become one of the most powerful voices in the United States on global warming. With his bestselling book The World Is Flat, this author helped millions of readers understand globalization in a new way. Friedmans new masterpiece, Hot, Flat, And Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution And How it Can Renew America, explains that the United States can and must lead the environmental revolution in the 21st century. The author states, Green is the new red, white, and blue.
Through his books and as a foreign-affairs columnist for The New York Times, Freidman effectively communicates complex concepts in common-sense terminology, urging America to restore its natural place in the global orderas beacons of progress, hope and inspiration. Friedman exhibits with his new tome that Americans must participate in a green revolution, on that is possible and can renew America. By working together, Friedman writes, the clean energy and conservation movement can help our nation become healthier, wealthier, and more secure.
Thomas Friedman is a pioneer for Americas clean-energy revolution, proving that one person can make a difference and inspire others to make the world a better place.
Thomas Friedman joined The New York Times in 1981 as a financial reporter specializing with a focus on oil-related news and later served as chief economic correspondent in the Washington bureau; before that he was the chief White House correspondent.
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