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Esther Whieldon

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Washington, DC
Public Lands Reporter — S&P Global Market Intelligence
Covers:  energy, natural gas utilities, regional transmission organizations, independent system operators, electric utilities, transmission, power markets, electricity, energy efficiency, smart grid, market manipulation, demand response, federal energy regulatory commission, cyber security

Climate, DOE, public lands reporter at S&P Global (SNL Energy). Formerly of POLITICO and Platts.

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Biography

Esther Whieldon is an alternative energy reporter, focusing largely on renewables at both the state and federal level. Prior to joining POLITICO Pro, Whieldon covered politics and energy cybersecurity at SNL Energy and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at Platts. She lives in Maryland with...

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@Esthernow — 2,439 followers, 1,657 tweets

Senate rule lets Trump re-examine nearly 200 nominations, including for agencies that oversee energy and environmental issues. Of the 9 sent back to Bush and Obama in Dec. of their 1st year, only 2 were confirmed. I report with @AGKootenay, @mollyknc https://t.co/Q0kl7bPitX
Senate rule gives Trump opportunity to re-examine nearly 200 nominations, including controversial ones in agencies that oversee energy and environmental issues. Of the 9 sent back to Bush and Obama in Dec. of their 1st year, only 2 were confirmed. https://t.co/E17B5NtyUY
Important distinction. Scientists say climate change/global warming are not interchangeable terms and never have been. "Global warming is just one part of climate change." Also, NASA says the same thing as Emily noted. https://t.co/ba6Q15sbFC https://t.co/bfWwhvpNHj
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What was your first job as a journalist?

College newspaper reporter/editor.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via email or phone as long as it is not both or multiple times.

Why did you become a journalist?

It gives me an excuse to be curious, ask questions that I otherwise wouldn't and help people examine issues from a variety of angles.