Katelyn Roedner Sutter
Senior Manager, U.S. Climate
Katelyn Roedner Sutter leads Environmental Defense Fund’s climate work in California, as well as regulatory and legislative initiatives on climate across the Western United States.
Katelyn’s focus is on advancing policies that establish and implement long-term greenhouse gas emission reductions and improve local air quality. Katelyn also contributes to EDF’s work on international carbon markets. Prior to joining EDF, Katelyn worked in the San Joaquin Valley with environmental justice and faith communities on local climate, air quality, and land use issues.
Katelyn has worked on environmental justice issues in California’s San Joaquin Valley focusing on air quality, climate change, and local land use. She had led coalition work to advocate for policy change, lobbied lawmakers on behalf of rural and environmental justice communities in California, and worked with faith communities to spur action on climate change.
MA, Ethics & Social Theory, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
BA, International Affairs, economics concentration, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
May 27, 2021
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March 1, 2021
Latest Western Climate Initiative auction sells out; still space for more climate ambition from cap and trade
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December 15, 2020
Emissions are down and cap-and-trade revenue is up, but California’s Scoping Plan must accelerate climate ambition
November 24, 2020
Western Climate Initiative auction strengthens as state has opportunity to increase its climate ambition
August 25, 2020
Western Climate Initiative auction results show resilience of cap and trade and benefit of long-term climate investment strategy
May 28, 2020
California’s experience with buyer liability shows how aviation can help ensure environmental integrity
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