Kate Galbraith

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The Greener Pope

Francis is about to put climate change front and center on his papal agenda. But can his Holiness heal the political divide?

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One Cheer for the Climate Deal

The landmark deal won’t cut China’s emissions for more than a decade, and it’s going to be tough for the U.S. to meet its requirements. But it's a good start.

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Obama’s Ocean Gambit

Obama just created a Pacific Ocean reserve almost twice the size of Texas to curb fishing and oil drilling. But it might be too little too late.

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Environmentalism Is Dead

How America abandoned its role as leader of the fight to save the planet -- and killed a movement.

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That’s a Mighty Nice Climate Change Plan, America

But now the question is: Will it survive 2016? 

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My Name Is China, and I Have a Pollution Problem

Farmland is contaminated, tourism is down, and companies are packing up. Beijing's first step needs to be admitting that it has an environmental crisis.

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Put Down Your Pistols: Cap and Trade Isn’t Dead Yet

The latest U.N. report says that the darling climate strategy isn't working. But that doesn't mean it's dead. For climate advocates, those are fighting words.

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Shouting ‘Melting’ in a Crowded Theater

Can anyone de-wonkify climate change warnings and actually get people to listen?

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About Kate Galbraith

Kate Galbraith is a San Francisco-based journalist who writes about energy and climate issues. She is co-author of The Great Texas Wind Rush, and her work has appeared in the Texas Tribune, the New York Times, and the Economist.

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