Climate impacts

Thomas Frank



Tom covers the federal response to climate change, focusing on FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other disaster-response agencies. He worked previously at USA Today, BuzzFeed News, Newsday and several local newspapers. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2012 and has won other national journalism awards including from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the National Press Club and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. He has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

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Whitehouse: API does oil industry's 'dirty work' on climate

A senior Democratic senator sharply questioned an American Petroleum Institute official yesterday, suggesting the trade and lobbying group does the "dirty work" of opposing environmental measures so its members can publicly support them and "green wash" their images.