Juliet Eilperin: On swimming with sharks in Washington, D.C., and beyond

Juliet Eilperin, Class of 1992, is a journalist for The Washington Post with an unusual pair of specialties: congressional politics and the environment. Juliet’s first book was “Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives.” She began covering environmental issues in 2004 and shares her views on the challenges of that beat in a polarized political context. Climate change is only part of her focus. Juliet reports on environmental regulation, land use, endangered species, air pollution and oceans, among other thigs. Her second book is “Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks.”