Katherine Bagley is a reporter for InsideClimate News who covers the intersection of environmental science, politics and policy, with an emphasis on climate change. She previously worked as a freelance journalist and editor, contributing print and multimedia work to Popular Science, Audubon, OnEarth, The Scientist, and YouBeauty, among other publications. Katherine's reporting has brought her from abandoned islands in New York City's East River and the Philadelphia studio of a forensic facial reconstructionist, to Patagonia's glaciers and East Africa's national parks. She also teaches science journalism to undergraduates at Barnard University.
Katherine holds master's degrees in journalism and earth and environmental sciences from Columbia University. She received her bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University, where she studied biology, creative writing, and African studies. She currently lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York with her husband, Colin.