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

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.

May 19, 2022

He bought the house 9 months ago. Then the ocean swept it away.

The owner of a house on North Carolina’s Outer Banks that washed out to sea this week said he bought it not realizing how vulnerable it was to severe storms.

May 13, 2022

The swift march of climate change in North Carolina’s ‘ghost forests’

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks.

May 12, 2022

North Carolina beach homes collapse from lumbering coastal storm

The incident on the Outer Banks has exposed the risk to shoreline homes from storms and the rising sea

May 11, 2022

    Massive wildfires helped fuel global forest losses in 2021

    Fires accounted for more than a third of the world’s tree cover losses last year — the largest share on record.

    April 28, 2022

      ‘Is it really reversible?’ Your climate change questions, answered.

      The Post's Brady Dennis and Sarah Kaplan will answer your questions on Friday at 1 p.m. ET.

      April 22, 2022

      ‘I don’t see the evidence yet’ of stronger climate pledges, Kerry says

      "I don’t see the evidence yet" of stronger global climate pledges, U.S. presidential climate envoy John Kerry said in an interview with The Washington Post.

      April 20, 2022

      A megafire raged for 3 months. No one’s on the hook for its emissions.

      Megafires, melting permafrost and the massive emissions for which no nation is responsible.

      April 20, 2022

      Climate pledges are improving — but still leave world on a disastrous path

      ‘The real work has to start,’ says the co-author of a new study that analyzes the promises nations have made to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

      April 12, 2022