Kate Yoder

News editor at Grist, a non-profit online news source based in Seattle--which covers the environment and issues of social and economic justice.

News editor at Grist, a non-profit online news source based in Seattle--which covers the environment and issues of social and economic justice.

Kate Yoder on KCRW

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

Can President Trump’s Climate Change Denial Survive Massive Wildfires?

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has admitted that climate change is a factor in this year’s massive wildfires. But President Trump continues pushing a disinformation campaign.

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