Erin Douglas is the climate reporter for the Texas Tribune, where she covers the impacts of climate change, including extreme heat, drought, and hurricanes.
Since joining the Tribune in 2020, she has reported on the toll flooding takes on mental health, investigated a chemical fire at an industrial facility, and covered the collapse of Texas’ power grid that led to widespread blackouts across the state. Her coverage of the Texas blackouts in 2021 was recognized by the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization and the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing.
Douglas was previously a business and economy reporter at the Houston Chronicle. She studied journalism and economics at Colorado State University. Douglas is based in Austin.