The Washington Post

Chris Mooney

ReporterWashington, D.C.


NASA researchers suggest sea levels may be plunging around Greenland because of ice loss and a resulting decline in gravitational pull.

  • Jul 27, 2016

Hydropower could generate 50 percent more electricity by 2050, a new report finds.

  • Jul 26, 2016

He has led the focus on sea level rise adaptation for the extremely vulnerable Hampton Roads region of Virginia.

  • Jul 25, 2016

The White House wants entire transportation corridors with dedicated charging infrastructure.

  • Jul 21, 2016

Heat waves are one of the easiest types of events to attribute to climate change.

  • Jul 21, 2016

When countries are ranked on social and environmental factors, not just economics, the U.S. doesn’t fare so well.

  • Jul 21, 2016

A key climate change icon has reversed its warming trend, at least temporarily.

  • Jul 20, 2016

The intense heat of 2016 continues, and there’s no longer much doubt that this will be the hottest year on record.

  • Jul 19, 2016

Stars are aligned for a phaseout of HFCs, an extremely powerful greenhouse gas.

  • Jul 18, 2016

As life comes to a new reactor in Tennessee, the energy source finds itself in a state of crisis.

  • Jun 17, 2016
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Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment at The Washington Post. He previously worked at Mother Jones, where he wrote about science and the environment and hosted a weekly podcast. Chris spent a decade prior to that as a freelance writer, podcaster and speaker, with his work appearing in Wired, Harper’s, Slate, Legal Affairs, The Los Angeles Times, The Post and The Boston Globe, to name a few. Chris also has published four books about science and climate change.
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