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

Pilgrim officials consider moving nuclear waste to higher ground

By , Globe Staff

Environmental advocates are calling on the state to require the waste be moved.

SJC hands Maura Healey a victory in ExxonMobil climate change case

By and , Globe Staff

Attorney General Maura Healey won her fight to find out what ExxonMobil knew about climate change — and when the company knew it.

Marathon memorials won’t be done in time for Monday’s race, but they’re in the works

By , Globe Staff

City officials had pledged last year that the markers would be unveiled this month, but the work has taken longer than expected.

Brutal workplace conditions. Long lonely nights. Apply here

By , Globe Staff

The Mount Washington Observatory, home to some of the fiercest weather on the planet, has an opening on the night shift and no shortage of applicants.