Guardian US has today announced new appointments to its editorial team, adding to its news operations and putting increasing focus on issues such as climate change and inequality.
Emily Holden has been appointed our new climate change, energy and environment reporter. Emily joins from Politico where she served as energy reporter. She will work closely with The Guardian’s award-winning global environment team to build on its coverage, based in Washington DC. Emily will focus on the US federal government including the EPA’s rollback of environmental protections, environmental activism and report on solutions to America’s energy and environmental problems.
Alastair Gee has now been appointed special series editor for the US, with responsibility for philanthropically-funded editorial projects. Previously Alastair spearheaded The Guardian’s award-winning Outside in America series on homelessness, and most recently the public lands series, This Land is Your Land. Philanthropy supports editorially independent journalism and plays an increasingly important role in