Climate and science reporterEducation: Georgetown University, B.S. in International Culture and PoliticsSarah Kaplan is a climate reporter covering humanity's response to a warming world. She previously reported on Earth science and the universe.Honors & Awards:
2019 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–Features
Professional Affiliations: National Science Writers Association, Society of Environmental Journalists
A first-of-its-kind study shows that lung-irritating particles from fertilizer, feed lots and manure cause thousands of premature deaths — even more than coal power plants. But using more sustainable farming practices and eating less meat could save lives.
Months after President Biden set a goal of conserving 30 percent of the nation’s land and waters by 2030, the administration Thursday laid out broad principles — but few details — for achieving that vision.