Naveena Sadasivam is a staff writer covering the environment, energy, and climate change at Grist. She previously covered environmental issues for The Texas Observer, Inside Climate News, and ProPublica.

At ProPublica, she was part of a team that reported on the water woes of the West, a project that was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist for national reporting. She is also a Livingston Award finalist and has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists for her work.

Sadasivam has a degree in chemical engineering and a master’s in environmental and science reporting from New York University.