Russell Blinch

Russ Blinch writes about climate change, the environment and food policy and has roamed the world with postings in Canada, the United States and Asia. He was formerly a senior journalist at Thomson Reuters where he wore many hats—correspondent, bureau chief, and senior editor – while being stationed in Ottawa, San Francisco, Singapore, Washington, DC, and Toronto. He was posted in Singapore from 2004-07 where he traveled throughout the continent to help chronicle the rise of China and how this emerging superpower was changing international trade, energy demand and the environment. He moved to Washington, DC, in 2007 and for five years led a team covering fast moving energy and environmental stories under the Bush and Obama Administrations. Russ now lives in Toronto and is Chief Scribbler at, while also writing for DeSmogBlog, the Guardian and the Huffington Post.

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