Kitty Stapp

Editor Katherine Stapp, based at the U.N. Headquarters in New York, is a member of the editorial pool with prime responsibility for the journalistic production from the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. She manages a group of influential writers based in places like Washington, Kingston, New York, San Diego, Tampa, Montreal, Brooklin, Vancouver, Atlanta, and Berkeley, among many others. She coordinates with the Editor in Chief, and forms part of the IPS editorial team.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Climate Commission Issues Blueprint for Low-Carbon Economy
Up to 96 percent of the emissions reductions needed by 2030 to keep global warming below a critical threshold of two degrees C could be achieved through a series of 10 steps, says a new report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate. “The low carbon economy is already...
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Friday, May 29, 2015
U.N. Security Council Takes “Historic” Stand on Killings of Journalists
When war breaks out, most non-combatants run the other way. But a handful of courageous reporters see it as their duty to tell the world what’s happening on the ground. And many pay a high price. Since 1992, 1,129 journalists have been killed on the job, 38 percent of them in war zones, according...
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Friday, May 08, 2015
Police Killings Challenge U.S. 'Exceptionalism'
Since being roundly chastised last fall by the U.N. Committee Against Torture for excessive use of force by its law enforcement agencies, the United States hasn’t exactly managed to repair its international reputation. Fatal beatings and shootings of African American and Latino citizens, mainly men...
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