Monica Ulmanu and her team win Pulitzer Prize for climate change story

Monica Ulmanu and her team have won one of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting.
The team was awarded for the “2C:Beyond the Limit” series which is  considered a ” groundbreaking series that showed with scientific clarity the dire effects of extreme temperatures on the planet.”

The team has written the series for The Washington Post and they have examined global data for almost 170 years of temperature records. The data maps every location on this planet that has warmed up by 2 degrees. The results show that extreme climate change is affecting 10% of the Earth’s surface.

Who is Monica Ulmanu?

The Romanian journalist is a graphics editor for The Washington Post. She has previously worked for the Guardian as a special projects editor, she has also worked or Reuters and Boston Globe in graphics and has done an internship at the New York Times.

Monica has graduated from the Journalism school, then received a Fullbright scholarship in the US where she specialized in visual journalism and graduated with a master degree at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina. You can see more of her projects here.







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