Carolyn Beeler

Carolyn Beeler

Environment Correspondent + Editor

Carolyn Beeler leads environment coverage for The World. She reports and edits stories focused on the people and places most impacted by climate change, and what they're doing to address it.

She has reported from all seven continents and won national and regional awards for her breaking news and in-depth feature reporting.

Before joining The World, Carolyn helped pilot the weekly health and science show, The Pulse, at WHYY in Philadelphia, and reported from Berlin for a year as a Robert Bosch Foundation fellow.

She studied journalism at Northwestern University and got her start in radio as a Kroc fellow at NPR.

Recent Stories

Climate Change

Discussion: Climate change and a deepening global health crisis


Climate change is driving extreme weather events across the globe and exacerbating health conditions and disparities. The World's Environment Editor and Correspondent Carolyn Beeler moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School's Renee Salas, who explored the deepening crisis at the intersection of climate change and health.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: The delta variant surge and what's next in the pandemic


The highly infectious COVID-19 delta variant is leaving a devastating wake around the globe. The surge of infections raises a lot of questions and sparks concern among public health officials. The World's Carolyn Beeler moderated a discussion about the delta variant and what's next in the pandemic with Harvard Chan School epidemiologist William Hanage.