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Thomas Kostigen, Co-Author of ‘The Green Book', To Speak at Doane

Columnist and New York Times best-selling co-author Dr. Thomas Kostigen will share how an individual's everyday actions can impact the environment at a special presentation at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10 in Doane College's Heckman Auditorium.

Kostigen is co-author of "The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time." His most recent book was released in September and is titled "You Are Here: The Surprising Link Between What We Do and What That Does to the Planet."

Kostigen has spent nearly two decades exploring issues related to global warming, the environment, social issues and governmental policies and has traveled to many environmental hot spots around the world to investigate the effect of man on the planet. His goal is to educate and encourage his audiences to make changes in their businesses and lives.

He writes the "Better Planet" column and blog for Discover Magazine, as well as the "Ethics Monitor" column for Dow Jones MarketWatch.

The lecture is sponsored by Doane's Hansen Leadership Program.