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February 9, 2022 | Inequity at Boiling Point with New York Times Foreign Correspondent Somini Sengupta

March 12, 2022

Somini Sengupta, an award-winning reporter for the New York Times and anchor of Climate Fwd, a New York Times newsletter, shares what she’s learned as a journalist covering the human toll of global warming in a public talk held and recorded on Feb. 9, 2022.

Somini Sengupta tells the stories of communities and landscapes most vulnerable to the effects of climate change — reporting from the front lines of the climate crisis, and recently focusing more and more on both China and the United States’ converging interests on global warming. Sengupta is the recipient of a George Polk Award for foreign reporting, as well as awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, the New York Newswomen’s Club and the United Nations Correspondents Association. Her book, “The End of Karma: Hope and Fury among India’s Young” was published in 2016 by W.W. Norton.

This event was sponsored by The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies in partnership with the East Asia Center, Center for Global Studies, Japan Studies Program, Middle East Center, South Asia Center, Program on the Environment and School of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington.