Christopher Pollon is a Vancouver-based independent journalist who reports on the politics of natural resources, focusing on energy, mines and oceans. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Vice, the Walrus, the Globe and Mail and The Tyee, where he has been a contributing editor since 2008. He is the author of Pitfall: The Race to Mine the World's Most Vulnerable Places, an investigation of global metal mining and the clean energy transition. His first book was 2017's The Peace in Peril: The Real Cost of the Site C Dam. He tweets at @C_Pollon.