The Washington Post

Chris Mooney

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A calving event at the Larsen C ice shelf could create a floating ice island the size of Delaware.

  • Aug 22, 2016

A new report says the U.S. has seen staggering gains -- or rather, savings -- from energy efficiency.

  • Aug 19, 2016

As people flee disasters, is this what climate change looks like?

  • Aug 18, 2016

Draining lakes in Antarctica sounds all too reminiscent of what’s driving ice loss in Greenland.

  • Aug 17, 2016

Scientists take issue with a Tweet about 9 feet of sea level rise by 2050.

  • Aug 17, 2016

Tickets for the unprecedented cruise through the Arctic started at about $22,000.

  • Aug 16, 2016

A new study finds that with high greenhouse gas emissions, a dangerous combination of heat and humidity could become a growing risk.

  • Aug 16, 2016

It’s not about causation. It’s about trends.

  • Aug 15, 2016

Ordinarily allies, the two have split over plans to divide up the desert’s public lands between renewable energy and conservation areas.

  • Aug 15, 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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