Dr. Katharine Wilkinson

Co-host, A Matter of Degrees
Katharine Wilkinson Crosscut Festival 2021

Session: A Matter of Degrees: Tracking the Biden Administration on Climate Change

11 a.m. Friday, May 7

This session will be a podcast recording for A Matter of Degrees podcast, with hosts Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, Dr. Leah Stokes and guest Julian Brave Noisecat.


The new administration has promised to take bold action to combat climate change and shift to a greener economy. This will require bold moves pulling many levers of the public and pushing the private sector. Appointing former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry to a new cabinet post as Presidential Envoy for Climate, and making history appointing Deb Halaand as Secretary if the Interior, signaled an apparent seriousness with which they’ll approach this issue. After the first 100 days, we’ll evaluate how far they’ve come and where they appear to be going.


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About Dr. Katharine Wilkinson

Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is an author, strategist, homegrown Atlantan, and one of 15 “women who will save the world,” according to Time magazine. Her books on climate include the bestselling anthology All We Can Save, The Drawdown Review, the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, and Between God & Green. A former Rhodes Scholar, she is co-founder of The All We Can Save Project, in support of feminist climate leadership, and co-host of the podcast A Matter of Degrees. Find her @DrKWilkinson.


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About Crosscut Festival 2021


Join journalists, politicians, authors, creators and newsmakers from our community and around the nation May 3-8, 2021 as we come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives.


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