Miranda Green

Miranda Green is a Los Angeles based investigative climate reporter and editor at Floodlight News. She reports on the environment, energy and politics and frequently writes for national publications including The Washington Post, New York Magazine and The New York Times. Previously she reported from Washington, D.C. for 7 years on climate and politics as […]

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Ryan Zinke is Running for Office Again in Montana. On Instagram, He’s Often in Santa Barbara.

Donald Trump’s scandal-plagued first Interior secretary has a good shot at winning Montana’s new House seat. But his opponents have seized on a weak point. WHITEFISH, Mont. — Ryan Zinke likes to tout his fifth-generation Montana roots. On his first day as Donald Trump’s Interior secretary, in 2017, the tall, boot-clad ex-Navy Seal famously galloped to […]

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Hospitals Confront Climate Change as Patients Sick From Floods and Fires Crowd ERs

When triple-digit temperatures hit the Pacific Northwest this summer, the emergency room at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center was ill prepared. Doctors raced to treat heat-aggravated illness in homeless people, elderly patients with chronic ailments, and overdosing narcotics users. “The magnitude of the exposure, this was so far off the charts in terms of our historical […]

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As Temperatures Rise, So Do the Health Risks for California’s Farmworkers

COACHELLA, Calif. — Leoncio Antonio Trejo Galdamez, 58, died in his son’s arms on June 29 after spending the day laying irrigation pipes in California’s Coachella Valley. News of his death reverberated through the largely Latino community near the Mexican and Arizona borders — another casualty in a dangerous business. “Farmworkers are at the front […]

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