Barbara Moran


Barbara Moran is a correspondent on WBUR’s climate and environmental team. At WBUR, Boston's public radio station, she focuses on climate science and climate solutions.

For 25 years, Moran has worked as a science journalist covering public health, environmental justice, and the intersection of science and society. She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, NewScientist, Technology Review, and Globe Magazine. She has also produced television documentaries for PBS and others. 

Her first book, The Day We Lost the H-Bomb: Cold War, Hot Nukes, and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History, was an Amazon pick of the month, and was described by The Washington Post as "riveting." 

Moran was a Knight Fellow at MIT and was twice awarded the National Association of Science Writers’ highest honor, the Science in Society Award. 

Moran grew up in Hudson, Massachusetts. She attended the University of Notre Dame and then received her master's in science journalism from Boston University.


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