Reporter covering energy and environmental policy Education: Columbia University, BA in economics and political science; Columbia University, MA in science journalism Dino Grandoni is an energy and environmental policy reporter and the author of PowerPost's daily tipsheet on the beat, The Energy 202. Before The Post, he was the climate and energy reporter at BuzzFeed News, where he covered the intersection of science, industry and government. Before that, he co-wrote a series on ExxonMobil’s early climate-change research for a reporting project based at Columbia Journalism School and published in the Los Angeles Times. He has also been technology editor at the Huffington Post and a reporting fellow at the New York Times and the Atlantic.
The Trump administration went on a final spree of environmental rollbacks with just days left in office, scaling back standards for equipment Americans use to heat their homes, habitat for the northern spotted owl, and protections for conservation lands in California and Utah.