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Kate Sheppard

Kate Sheppard is a staff reporter for Mother Jones, focusing on energy and environmental politics from Washington, D.C. She was previously the political reporter for Grist and a writing fellow at The American Prospect. Her work has also been featured in the Washington Post, The Guardian, The Center for Public Integrity, In These Times, and Bitch.

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The Heat is on as the NYT Closes Its Environment Desk

The paper risks much by folding its environment desk – just at the moment when climate change has never been more pressing

Kate Sheppard ·


Divide and Conquer at Copenhagen

With talks at an impasse, the US and other rich nations seek to split the ranks of developing countries in order to push for a weaker deal.

Kate Sheppard ·



Obama's Pesticide-Pushing Nominee

The president taps an exec from the pesticide lobby—which slammed Michelle Obama's organic garden—for a top agriculture post.

Kate Sheppard ·



The US Freezes on Climate Change

The stalled US climate change debate has killed the hope of reaching a final agreement at the Copenhagen summit

Kate Sheppard ·


Obama's Climate Change Silence

The new report on the effects of global warming makes it clear we need to act. But a bill won't pass without a push from Obama

Kate Sheppard ·


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