David Wallace Wells is an American journalist known for his writings on climate change. He attended University of Chicago and graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a degree in history.
His work has appeared in New York magazine, where he is a deputy editor. He also writes for The Guardian.
Since 2017, Wallace-Wells has written extensively about climate change in New York magazine.
His best known work is "The Uninhabitable Earth", an article published July 9, 2017 in New York magazine. The essay was later expanded into the 2019 book The Uninhabitable Earth, which attracted worldwide attention.