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Katie Cashman

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022. She is a project coordinator and climate policy associate with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA). The views she expresses in D+C/E+Z are hers, not those of the MCEA.  

All articles of Katie Cashman

Extreme weather

USA increasingly hit by weather-related disasters

North America’s wildfires, heatwaves, storms and floods are becoming more frequent, more dangerous and more costly


The US needs to build back better

President Joe Biden so far has failed to get Congress to pass important climate policies


Looming minority rule in the USA

Joe Biden’s global influence is diminished by an unrepresentative Senate

Biden administration

Biden is respoding to climate activists

How demands for a Green New Deals are inspiring White House policymaking


Scaling up the USA’s climate ambitions

US President Joe Biden is eager to reassert his country’s leadership, including in the response to global warming

Urban master plans

UN-Habitat provides advice on how to design liveable cities

What difference successful urban master plans make

Climate action

Covid-19 and the climate crisis are linked

Handled in a good way, crises can help to improve humankind’s resilience


Build back better

IEA wants stimulus money to drive climate protection

Water crisis

Parched and privatised

Chile faces serious water shortages due to the climate crisis

Mass protests

The people want to live in peace and dignity

In Chile and Bolivia, protests are driven by social exclusion and excessive inequality

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