David Abel

A Globe staff writer since 1999, Abel has written extensively about Latin America, national security, higher education, poverty, travel, and many other subjects throughout New England. He was part of the team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for the paper’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. He now covers the environment for the Globe.

Latest stories

Scientists feel compelled to speak out on Trump

By , Globe Staff

A rally was set for today in Boston against what scientists view as the administration’s budding war on science.

As seas rise, city mulls a massive sea barrier across Boston Harbor

By , Globe Staff

City officials are exploring the feasibility of building a vast sea barrier from Hull to Deer Island.

Mish Michaels isn’t alone: Many meteorologists question climate change science

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Just 46 percent of broadcast meteorologists said they believed climate change has been “primarily or entirely” the result of human activity.

Rules to cut carbon emissions in Mass. may increase them in New England, critics say

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Newly proposed rules could wind up boosting carbon emissions across New England, some environmental activists and the energy industry say.