David Abel

An award-winning reporter on the Globe staff since 1999, David Abel has covered war in the Balkans, unrest in Latin America, national security issues in Washington D.C., terrorism in New York and Boston, and climate change and poverty in New England.

Abel, also a documentary filmmaker and an occasional professor of journalism, 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

In Quebec, it’s power versus a people on hydroelectricity

By , Globe Staff

As state officials plan to announce whether they will buy more hydropower from Canada, the indigenous peoples of the region are worried about the impact of that additional energy to be exported across the border.

Power generators contest state greenhouse gas rules

By , Globe Staff

The region’s fossil fuel industry is contesting carbon emission caps that took effect in Massachusetts this month.

Plymouth nuclear plant remains closed after last week’s storm

By , Globe Staff

The owners of the 46-year-old Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station won’t say when it will be back online.

Nantucket says 2.5m gallon sewage spill is contained; shellfishing banned during cleanup

By , Globe Staff

Town officials said they contained the spill by bypassing a sewer line that failed.