Tim Donaghy is a Senior Research Specialist who joined Greenpeace USA's Research unit in 2014. Tim's research has focused on environmental policy and regulations governing Arctic oil drilling, investigations of the oil industry, and the impacts of oil production on ecosystems, human communities and the climate.
Before joining Greenpeace, Tim worked for the Union of Concerned Scientists investigating political interference in the work of federal scientists on topics ranging from climate change to drug safety to wildlife protections. He then spent four years in Nicaragua, teaching university courses on environmental science and working on sustainable development projects with Global Ministries. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago where his scientific research focused on observations of gamma-ray bursts and their uses as probes of cosmology.
Tim's work has appeared in the Washington Post, CNN, the Guardian, the Hill, the Huffington Post, Nature, Science magazine and other media outlets.