Juliet Eilperin

Washington, D.C.

Deputy Climate and Environment Editor

Education: Princeton University, BA in Politics, magna cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies

Juliet Eilperin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post, editing climate and environmental coverage. She also is the author of two books, "Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks" and "Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives." Eilperin has worked for The Post since 1998. She previously served as The Post’s senior national affairs correspondent, White House bureau chief, national environmental reporter and House of Representatives correspondent.
Latest from Juliet Eilperin

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.

September 15, 2022

    How well do you know Biden’s environmental track record? Take our quiz.

    How much do you know about Biden's environmental record? Take this quiz on what he's done so far.

    January 31, 2022

    What is a tree worth?

    The Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska is home to some of the oldest trees in the country. For decades, they were felled indiscriminately for lumber. Will the remaining trees be protected?

    January 3, 2022

    This tree has stood here for 500 years. Will it be sold for $17,500?

    Old-growth trees in Tongass National Forest, which holds nearly twice as much carbon dioxide as the United States releases each year by burning fossil fuels, are embroiled in the politics of timber and climate change.

    December 30, 2021

    A refinery rained oil on thousands of St. Croix homes. Now it could reopen.

    The Limetree Bay refinery, which showered oil and fumes on St. Croix residents earlier this year, appears to be on the verge of reopening. A federal judge approved the plant's sale in a bankruptcy hearing Tuesday.

    December 21, 2021

    Biden officials to propose road ban on much of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Friday will propose restoring roadless protections on more than 9 million acres of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, a move that would overturn one of Donald Trump’s most significant changes to public lands.

    November 18, 2021

    Countries’ climate pledges built on flawed data, Post investigation finds

    An examination of 196 country reports to the United Nations reveals a giant gap between what nations declare their emissions to be versus the greenhouse gases they are sending into the atmosphere. The gap ranges from at least 8.5 billion to as high as 13.3 billion tons a year -- surpassing the annual emissions of China.

    November 7, 2021

    Inside the newsroom on 9/11

    Watching the chaotic end of America’s longest war, we’ve been thinking a lot about the terrorist attack that set it in motion. We interviewed colleagues who covered 9/11 to try to make sense of how that day changed the country and the world.

    September 10, 2021

    Biden wants to turn America’s auto fleet electric. It’s harder than it seems.

    The White House’s 2030 goal for electric vehicle sales could fall short of what experts say is needed to meet U.S. climate goals.

    July 29, 2021