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

Ex-Tsarnaev teacher cites compassion in decision to testify

By , Globe Staff

When testifying last week, Becki Norris told jurors that Tsarnaev was among a handful of students she’ll always remember.

Logan Airport drafts climate change plan

By , Globe Staff

Officials plan to cut carbon emissions, curb energy consumption, and spend millions to protect runways from rising seas.

Colorado prison ‘a high-tech version of hell’

By , Globe Staff

The Supermax prison houses the worst of the worst. And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may soon call it home.

Even with the cold, Marathon spectators come out in Hopkinton

By , Globe Staff

Despite a steady, cold drizzle, scores of supporters crowded the Town Common to cheer on runners at the Marathon’s start.