Ross Gelbspan is author of The Heat is On (1998). The book received national attention when then-President Clinton held it up at a press conference and told the press he was reading it. The book received positive reviews in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Nature and elsewhere. It was excerpted in The Washington Post, the San Jose Mercury and other outlets. His second book, Boiling Point (2005) received the lead review in the Sunday New York Times Book Review. The review was written by Al Gore. In 1998, Gelbspan was invited to the World Economic Forum to address government and business leaders on the global climate crisis. Over the past 15 years, he has given numerous talks and interviews. He maintains the website: www.heatisonline.org. Before writing about the climate, Gelbspan was an editor and reporter for 30 years at The Philadelphia Bulletin, The Washington Post, The Village Voice and The Boston Globe. At the Globe, he conceived, directed and edited a series of articles that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984.