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.
Climate negotiators are still considering how best to drastically cut carbon emissions to meet the ambitious targets of the landmark accord, a half-decade on.
The US is the second-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. And because the climate crisis knows no borders, who sits in the White House matters everywhere.
In 2017, President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, calling the deal "draconian." But Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he’ll put the country on course again if he’s elected.
The risks of extreme heat are often overlooked. The newly formed Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance wants to develop a system for naming heat waves, like we name hurricanes, to bring more attention to the "silent killer."
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Dominica, devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017, wants to be an example of how to build back better.
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"The Big Fix" is a weekly look at how people around the world are tackling the climate crisis.
Emerging disease outbreaks, like the new coronavirus, are already impossible to predict. But climate change will make even diseases we know more about act differently.
One small piece of the Brexit puzzle will be how the UK funds scientific research, and how easy or hard it will be for scientists — who traditionally are part of an international, mobile workforce — to work outside their home country.
Storms and other disasters are expected to grow more intense as the climate warms.
Donald Trump repeated his disapproval of the pact just last week at a shale oil and gas conference in Pittsburgh.