Ritwick Ghosh is a social science research fellow in the School of the Global Futures at Arizona State University. He studies the role of institutions in addressing climate change and biodiversity loss. He has worked in multiple international organizations, including the UN Environmental Program and the Centennial Group. Ritwick earned PhD and MPA degrees from Cornell University and a postdoctoral fellowship from New York University.
All essays by Ritwick Ghosh
AI in the Wild: Sustainability in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
by Peter Dauvergne
Published September 2020
The Truth about Nature: Environmentalism in the Era of Post-Truth Politics and Platform Capitalism
by Bram Büscher
University of California Press
Published December 2020
Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet
by Jennifer Gabrys
University of Minnesota Press
Published March 2016
The Planet Needs Collective Action – Not Tech
All three books help characterize how and in what ways digital solutions are featuring in environmentalism and to what end. More data about environmental systems and models are certainly useful, but asking how the data animates new forms of collective action is critical.
Oct. 2021 • Environment and climate • Non-fiction