Eli Watkins is a reporter for Generation Progress covering climate change. He is currently working towards a dual degree in political science and public affairs journalism at the University of Georgia. He has worked in local, progressive non-profits such as Better Georgia as well as the Washington D.C. office of Congressman Hank Johnson. He also writes for publications at his college, including the Georgia Political Review and Infusion Magazine. Eli is a self-admitted news junkie and political obsessive. When he is not reading the news, or attempting to write some, Eli enjoys books, movies, music, comedy and spending time with his friends.