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Congratulations to Emily Pontecorvo, ’19, for winning a SEAL Environmental Journalism Award, an accolade that honors reporting that elevates public discourse around climate and environmental issues. Selected based on the quality, impact, and reach of each candidate’s work, with special consideration towards projects that shine a light on underrepresented voices and social issues, the 2023 SEAL Awards honored twelve journalists who report for a broad spectrum of large and small publications worldwide.

Emily is a founding staff writer at the climate news outlet Heatmap, where she covers climate science and policy. Previously, she was a staff writer at Grist, where she covered decarbonization. Congratulations, Emily!