Sarah Kaplan

Washington, D.C.

Climate and science reporter

Education: Georgetown University, B.S. in International Culture and Politics

Sarah Kaplan is a climate reporter covering humanity's response to a warming world. She previously reported on Earth science and the universe.
Latest from Sarah Kaplan

49 million people face famine as Ukraine war, climate disasters intensify

While the Ukraine war and the pandemic might fade with time, experts say, climate change has become a persistent threat to food security, making it more difficult to respond to unforeseen shocks.

June 13, 2022

    How to stay cool during a heat wave in a home without air conditioning — and when to leave

    With another heat wave expected, here are tips for how to stay cool in your home if you don’t have air conditioning, and when to know that it isn’t safe anymore.

    June 10, 2022

    Ocean animals face a mass extinction from climate change, study finds

    Rising temperatures and dwindling oxygen levels are decimating marine species. But humanity can avert mass die-offs by curbing fossil fuel use and other planet-warming activities.

    April 28, 2022

      ‘Is it really reversible?’ Your climate change questions, answered.

      The Post's Brady Dennis and Sarah Kaplan will answer your questions on Friday at 1 p.m. ET.

      April 22, 2022

      Climate pledges are improving — but still leave world on a disastrous path

      ‘The real work has to start,’ says the co-author of a new study that analyzes the promises nations have made to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

      April 12, 2022

      The world is running out of options to hit climate goals, U.N. report shows

      With the world on track to blaze past its climate goals, only immediate, sweeping societal transformation can stave off catastrophic warming.

      April 4, 2022

      Six steps the world can take to halt climate change

      The U.N.'s latest climate change report details the massive shifts necessary to cut the world’s emissions. But it also outlines various ways that can help hit the brakes on the planet’s warming.

      April 4, 2022

        Europe wants to cut Russian energy. Climate policies can help.

        As European leaders scramble to find alternatives to imported Russian oil and gas, the question is whether this moment will mark a turning point in the fight against global warming — or just a change in fossil fuel suppliers.

        March 24, 2022

        Satellite images show the Amazon rainforest is hurtling toward a ‘tipping point’

        Satellite observations show the Amazon rainforest is nearing a tipping point where it could shift into a grassland, which could fuel climate change and imperil biodiversity, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

        March 7, 2022

        Is Russia sanctions-proof?

        Today on Post Reports, we bring you the latest from the war in Ukraine. How sanctions from the West are tanking Russia’s currency. Plus, a dire new climate report from the United Nations.

        March 1, 2022