Brett Simpson is a freelance climate, science, and human rights journalist and current Fulbright scholar based in Berlin, Germany. Working across print and audio, she has covered communities on the frontlines of climate change from the Norwegian Arctic to the Mojave Desert. Her reporting has appeared in The Atlantic, National Geographic, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Nation, Public Radio International, and more, and has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Overseas Press Club Foundation, the Council of the Advancement of Science Writing, the Heinrich-Böll Foundation, the U.C. Berkeley Human Rights Center, and the 11th Hour Food and Farming Fellowship. Brett received a bachelor's in English Literature from Princeton University in 2016 and a Master's in Journalism from U.C. Berkeley in 2021.