Kate Cell is the Senior Climate Campaign Manager for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, she manages the UCS Climate Campaign, leading a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, policy analysts, legislative affairs staff, and outreach and communication experts working to achieve policies that can reduce global warming emissions and increase resilience to climate change impacts. Her team is focused on demonstrating and alleviating the disparate burdens climate change poses to environmental justice communities, low-income communities, and communities of color. Kate also was instrumental in creating the UCS Economists Network. Kate is the former executive director of Economists for Peace and Security, an organization that works with the United Nations on issues of peace, conflict, war, and the world economy. She holds a BA in English and psychology from Macalester College and studied at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Senior Climate Campaign Manager