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Peter Goldmark

Director of the Global and Regional Air Program at Environmental Defense

Peter Goldmark is the director of the Climate and Air Program at Environmental Defense, a non-profit environmental research and advocacy organization based in New York City.

Before working at Environmental Defense, Mr. Goldmark served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the International Herald Tribune from 1998 to 2003. From June 1988 to December 1997, he was the President of The Rockefeller Foundation in New York City. Prior to that appointment, he was Senior Vice President for Eastern Newspapers for the Los Angeles-based Times Mirror Company.

Before joining the Times Mirror Company in 1985, Mr. Goldmark served for eight years as Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. From 1975 to 1977, he was Director of the Budget for the State of New York.

Mr. Goldmark is a graduate of Harvard University. He is also presently a member of the Board of Directors of Lend Lease Corporation and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

Articles by Peter Goldmark

Time for Truth on Poverty, Power and Climate Change

Are international financial institutions helping or hindering the switch to clean energy technologies?

December 4, 2012

Rethinking the Global Environment

Who should drive the urgently needed change in environmental policy?

December 13, 2004

Europe as the World's New Moral Center?

Has Europe replaced the United States in setting international standards?

September 14, 2004

Will Americans Ever Care About Foreign Policy?

Are U.S. citizens showing a new interest in foreign affairs policy?

July 16, 2004

A Storm of Historic Proportions

Is the world currently enjoying its last moments of relative peace before a major catastrophe will occur?

July 9, 2004