National environmental reporter for The Washington Post. Climate, science, public health. Tar Heel born and bred. brady.dennis@washpost.com

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Joined July 2010
The House Science Committee has notified the chief executives of 10 major oil companies that they must disclose more data about their emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, in one of America’s biggest oil and gas producing regions. @StevenMufson washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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NEW: The U.S. is the top contributor to a 'global scale deluge of plastic waste seemingly everywhere we look,' @theNASciences panel found, generating about 287 pounds of plastics per person each year. Now it needs a national strategy to curb it. @TikRoot washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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“The long-term past two decades have shown us the incredible wrongness in calling ‘glacial pace’ something slow."
For the 25th year in a row, the Greenland ice sheet lost more mass than it gained. While the annual snowfall accumulation was near recent averages, ice loss from iceberg calving and ocean melt was the highest since satellite records began in 1986. wapo.st/3DN5bev
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NEW: Two days after weakening #COP26 language on fossil fuels, China reported peak coal production, while Indian officials readied a lockdown in New Delhi due to air pollution. @lilkuo & @michaelbirnbaum on how this embodies the world's #climate challenge: washingtonpost.com/world/asi…
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“We’re not talking to biologists. We’re talking to citizens.”
I spent one of the final days of #COP26 with the delegation of Panama, which put its young people at the head of the negotiating table. washingtonpost.com/lifestyle…
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NEW: With @POTUS proposing a 20-year ban on federal oil and gas drilling within a 10-mile radius of Chaco Culture National Historical Park, he's now targeted half of Donald Trump's energy and environmental policies. W/ @JohnMuyskens and @brady_dennis wapo.st/39Ubi2F
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At U.N. climate talks over the past two weeks, write @StevenMufson and @michaelbirnbaum, "delegates from around the world have praised the United States and condemned the United States, but one thing they could not do was ignore the United States." washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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“We’re all well aware that collectively, our climate ambition and action to date have fallen short on the promises made in Paris," said the leader of #COP26, while arguing the two-week talks will nudge the world in a better direction.
Nations reach climate deal at COP26, but it is not enough to head off catastrophic warming washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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Lots of focus in Glasgow, understandably, about which phrases and verbs could end up the text of a U.N. climate agreement. But worth remembering a lot of people have a lot riding on the outcome of #COP26. Here are 10 we spoke to, in their own words: washingtonpost.com/world/int…
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