I cover the intersection of climate change and politics, business, food, science, energy, and culture, in the U.S., sub-Saharan Africa, and elsewhere.

2017 Fellow of the International Reporting Project in Nigeria.

2016-17 Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellow.

Formerly on staff of Mother Jones. Bylines in The New York TimesNational GeographicNational Public Radio, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, The EconomistThe Atlantic, The GuardianSlate, IRINWired, Huffington Post, Nautilus, GristAudubonSierraand elsewhere.

I hail from Tucson, Ariz., and currently live in Washington, D.C., after living in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana. 2010 graduate of the University of Arizona.  

Contact: tim.m.mcdonnell@gmail.com