Brady Dennis

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll

Brady Dennis is a national reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on the environment. He previously has covered food and drug issues, public health crises such as the Ebola and Covid-19, and the nation's economy, including the global financial crisis that began in 2008. He worked for the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times and The Seattle Times prior to coming to the Post.
Latest from Brady Dennis

The Arctic could get more rain and less snow sooner than projected. Here’s why that matters.

Parts of the Arctic could become dominated by rain rather than snow during certain seasons by 2060 or 2070, according to new findings published in the journal Nature, particularly if the Earth continues to warm at its current rate.

November 30, 2021

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

President Biden is unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.

November 24, 2021

At COP26, nations speed climate action but leave world still headed for dangerous warming

Exhausted negotiators from nearly 200 nations struck a deal Saturday intended to propel the world toward more urgent climate action, without offering the transformative breakthrough scientists say must happen if humanity is to avert catastrophic warming.

November 13, 2021

Climate talks march past deadline

Negotiators search for compromise and ways to slow climate change, as protestors clamor for bolder action.

November 12, 2021

With world’s climate goal on the line, leaders warn U.N. talks risk falling short

Negotiators in Glasgow hustle to hammer out a deal and spare the world from the worst of climate change. Leaders warn that despite promises, the planet will warm a devastating 2.5 degrees Celsius by 2100.

November 11, 2021

U.N. secretary general urges world leaders to ‘pick up the pace’ in remarks at COP26

As Friday's deadline for the end of the conference approaches, organizers maintain that a deal will be hammered out in time.

November 11, 2021

As details of COP26 deal emerge, a push to cut emissions faster and phase out fossil fuels

“It’s quite clear this is not a plan to solve the climate emergency,” said one activist at the conference.

November 10, 2021

U.S. and China issue joint pledge to slow climate change

The United States and China jolted the United Nations climate summit here with a surprise announcement Wednesday, pledging the two countries would work together to slow global warming during this decade and ensure the Glasgow talks result in meaningful progress.

November 10, 2021