Portrait by  Eli Valley

Portrait by Eli Valley

Alexander C. Kaufman is an award-winning senior reporter at HuffPost, where he covers climate change, environmental policy and the politics of life on a warming planet.

He previously covered business and economics, and has worked for International Business Times, The Wrap, FishbowlNY, and The Boston Globe. He’s written for Pacific Standard and Medium’s OneZero. He’s also waited tables, barista-ed, manned a cash register and stocked shelves.

He serves on the board of Jewish Currents, and as a shop steward at Writer's Guild of America, East. He’s a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

While he rarely speaks in the third person, Kaufman is a regular guest on NPR and BBC World Service, and does a biweekly segment on WBAI. Outlets including Wired, Mother Jones, City Lab, Slate, and Grist syndicate his work.

He’s filed from Greenland, Iceland, China, Vietnam and Brazil. A Long Island native, he lives in Queens with Amanda Luz Henning Santiago and a cat named Ashitaka.