Reporter covering domestic policy and national affairs Education: Princeton University, BA in Politics, magna cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies Juliet Eilperin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning senior national affairs correspondent for The Washington Post, covering how the Trump administration is transforming federal environmental policy and the agencies that oversee it. 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 White House bureau chief, national environmental reporter and House of Representatives correspondent. Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, 2020
Society of Environmental Journalists, Outstanding Explanatory Reporting (Large Newsroom or Circulation), 2020
Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Media, 2011
Foreign languages spoken: English, some Spanish
Books by Juliet Eilperin:
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
President Trump has weakened or wiped out more than 125 rules and policies aimed at protecting the nation’s air, water and land since taking office, with nearly 40 more rollbacks underway, according to a Washington Post analysis.
Climate change virtually disappeared from presidential debates for two decades until last month, when there was simply no avoiding it, in a year marked by record wildfires, devastating hurricanes and other climate-related catastrophes such as drought and floods.
America’s patchwork pandemic response has led to wide disparities in data reporting and even in definitions for basic medical concepts. States have adopted divergent and sometimes unscientific approaches to disease control in the absence of federal standards, which experts say have allowed the coronavirus to spread.
After stalling it for months, a top Trump official released a polar bear study Friday that highlights their vulnerability to climate change, saying he wanted to be "satisfied" with its underlying science before making it public.
A group of environmentalists posed as potential investors in a controversial Alaska gold mine secretly recorded video conversations with top executives who are trying to get federal approvals for the project . These tapes, made public Monday, provide a rare glimpse into how the men behind Pebble Mine have wielded their political influence, getting access to the Trump White House through Alaska's governor, and making donations to reward some lawmakers while punishing others.