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. Honors & Awards:
2019 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–Features
Professional Affiliations: National Science Writers Association, Society of Environmental Journalists
“One of the most powerful ways for us to connect over climate change is … this fundamental value that we share,” said scientist Katharine Hayhoe, who is helping to lead a $10 million campaign to educate mothers around ways to combat climate change. “We want to ensure a better and safer future for our child.”
In Bordeaux, France, rising temperatures are threatening the wine industry. French scientists are hard at work, trying to find varieties of grapes that will thrive in warm weather, yet still deliver a wine known and loved around the world.
For the first time,the federal government will require testing for lead contamination in schools and day care facilities and will compel utilities to inventory all lead service lines. But it will allow many of the nation's estimated 6 million or more lead pipes to remain in the ground, and health advocates say that leaves Americans at risk.