John Fialka



John was the founding editor of Climatewire. He's now a reporter working on special projects, based in Denver, Colo. He's a former reporter with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered a wide variety of issues for the Washington bureau. He also served abroad as the lead reporter for the Journal in the first Gulf War and in the London bureau, during the waning days of the Cold War. He has written four books and is the co-founder of SOAR!, a group that has raised more than $10 million to help retired Catholic sisters and brothers.

Latest Stories


Oil scientists say hydrogen is on the way

GOLDEN, Colo. — Top scientists from two of the world's biggest oil companies agree that hydrogen could help solve the problems of storing energy made from wind and solar while also providing carbon-free fuels.


When you need to put a plane engine in a car, ask ARPA-E

DENVER — Suppose you have an idea for a cleaner, simpler and more energy-efficient internal combustion engine for trucks and cars. It was inspired by the engine design for Nazi Germany's World War II bombers, the last of which — the Amerika — was being built to bomb the United States when the war ended.