David Roberts

Staff Writer, Vox

David Roberts makes it a point that he is not an environmentalist while covering climate change, clean energy and the politics of both at Vox.com. His work has been featured in The Chicago Tribune, Reuters and The Atlantic and he has made appearences on CNN and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Before moving to Vox in 2015, he wrote for Grist.org on the same subjects for 10 years.

Roberts moved from Tennessee to Seattle, where he lives with his wife and two sons.



The Big Climate Stories of 2019

December 27, 2019
2019 saw a number of significant events in the climate world. Wildfires, floods, wind and extreme weather continued to batter the nation from...

The Big Climate Stories of 2018

December 21, 2018
We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of 2018’s biggest climate stories, with the help of Vox reporter David Roberts. Roberts notes that...

Climate Storytellers

July 20, 2018
Strategic Adviser for Geographic Society, Andrew Revkin, has been writing about climate change since the 1980s, including 21 years for The New...