James Bronzan is a research analyst focusing on the environmental and social impacts of climate change. Prior to joining Climate Central, he was a data visualization consultant to the New York City Department of Education, where he conceived and developed tools to enhance school officials’ understanding of educational and testing data. Previously, he was a graphics editor for the New York Times, where he reported and analyzed data and produced visual news stories on a wide range of news-related topics. Bronzan holds masters’ degrees in journalism and earth and environmental sciences from Columbia University, where his research focused on carbon sequestration and sea-surface temperature reconstruction. He earned a B.A. in philosophy from Harvard University.