In his latest book, Collapse: How Societies Succeed or Fail, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond attempts to explain how a number of small, isolated societies, from Easter Island to Greenland, destroyed their environments and disappeared
Since 2001, Okonski has been the environment program director for the International Policy Network, an institute based in London. She is editor or coeditor of several books, including Environment and Health (2004) and Adapt or Die (2003), and is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. Previously, Okonski worked as a researcher at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. She has a degree in economics from Hillsdale College.