Adam Mahoney is the national climate and environment reporter at Capital B News, a local-national nonprofit news organization focused on the Black experience. Before joining Capital B, he was an environmental justice reporter at Grist and reported on police and prisons for several Chicago-based publications. Mahoney is a two-time Peter Lisagor Award winner for best reporting on race in Illinois in 2021 and best reporting on climate change in 2022. Mahoney was a 2021 Center for Health Journalism Data Fellow. He was a 2022 national finalist for best community-centered journalism from the Online News Association for his Data Fellowship project “In the Shadow of Refineries, a Southern California Community Endures a Long History of Pollution,” about the impact of oil production on the community where he grew up. His reporting also led him to become a finalist in the 2022 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. He has reported in Uganda, Vietnam, and Palestine, and currently resides in his hometown of Los Angeles.