Reporter, The New York Times
Journalism Fellow, The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Lisa Friedman is a reporter on The New York Times climate desk, focusing on climate and environmental policy in Washington. She has covered ten international climate talks and chased climate-related stories from the bottom of a Chinese coal mine to the top of snow-capped Himalaya Mountains. She previously worked for Climatewire where she led a team of twelve reporters focused on the business and politics of the changing climate. Before Climatewire, Friedman was the Washington bureau chief for The Oakland Tribune and later The Los Angeles Daily News.