In his keynote address, “Reporting from the Frontiers of Climate Change and Conservation, a Journalist’s Perspective,” David Abel discusses his career as an environmental reporter and filmmaker covering climate change and conservation.

An award-winning reporter, David Abel currently covers the environment for the Boston Globe.  In his career as a reporter at the Globe since  1999, Abel has covered war in the Balkans, unrest in Latin America, national security issues in Washington D.C., terrorism in New York and Boston, and climate change and poverty in New England. Abel, also a documentary filmmaker and an occasional professor of journalism, was part of the team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for the paper’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings.