Dino Grandoni

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering energy and environmental policy

Education: Columbia University, BA in economics and political science; Columbia University, MA in science journalism

Dino Grandoni is a reporter on the national desk of The Washington Post, focused on covering the Environmental Protection Agency, climate change and other environmental issues. He previously was the author of a daily tipsheet on the energy and environmental policy, The Energy 202. Before The Post, he was the climate and energy reporter at BuzzFeed News, where he covered the intersection of science, industry and government. Before that, he co-wrote a series on ExxonMobil’s early climate-change research for a reporting project based at Columbia Journalism School and published in the Los Angeles
Latest from Dino Grandoni

As lava flows from Mauna Loa, crowds flock to spectacle

Authorities on Hawaii’s Big Island are busy dealing with throngs of people trying to get a closer look at Earth’s biggest volcano.

December 3, 2022

Want to save the whales? Reconsider the lobster, some say.

Too many endangered right whales are drowning in fishing rope in the North Atlantic. But Maine lobstermen say there's little evidence their gear is to blame.

December 3, 2022

Why this mammal eats its own brain — and why it could matter for you

Unlocking the shrew’s secret to shrinking its own cognitive tissue in winter – only to regrow it in spring – may help doctors treat brain diseases in humans.

November 30, 2022

Hundreds had to be rescued from snow in western New York, governor says

Snowfalls of more than 6 feet reported in some areas around Buffalo.

November 19, 2022

Maine lobster losing ‘sustainable’ label as 2 seafood guides warn against it

Two seafood guides have weighed against eating Maine's famed lobster, citing concerns over endangered North Atlantic right whales getting entangled in fishing rope.

November 16, 2022

    How climate change is threatening right whales

    Environmental reporter Dino Grandoni explains how climate change is threatening the right whale species.

    November 15, 2022

      EPA to regulate methane leaks from oil and gas to fight climate change

      The new regulation comes as U.S. leaders arrive at the climate change conference in Egypt in a bid to the country's commitment to tackling climate change.

      November 11, 2022

      In Nevada, a tribe and a toad halt a renewable power plant

      A rugged, remote corner of Nevada’s Great Basin region finds itself at the epicenter of a confrontation between some of President Biden’s pressing priorities.

      November 3, 2022

      Climate change threatens emperor penguins with extinction, officials say

      Climate change threatens Antarctica’s emperor penguin with extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday, as melting sea ice upends its habitat.

      October 25, 2022

      In a warming world, who wins: Goats or sheep?

      The decline of ice in Glacier National Park is revealing once unavailable salt licks. Now mountain goats and bighorn sheep are fighting over them, a new study shows.

      October 17, 2022