Kate Larsen is a Director at RHG and manages the firm’s work on US and global climate change issues. Previously, Kate worked at the White House Council on Environmental Quality where she was Deputy Director for Energy and Climate Change.
From 2007 to 2013, Kate worked in the Office of Climate Change at the US Department of State, serving as lead US negotiator on mitigation commitments and compliance in the UN climate negotiations. She was a primary architect of the first universal system for measurement, reporting, and verification of developed and developing country emissions and commitments under the UN, and continues to advise NASA and other organizations on greenhouse gas monitoring and accounting.
Prior to the State Department, Kate worked at the International Energy Agency in Paris, the World Resources Institute in Washington, and the Environmental Defense Fund in California. She received a Bachelor’s in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Texas, Austin.
BookTrevor Houser, Robert Kopp, Solomon Hsiang, Kate Larsen, Michael Delgado, Amir Jina, Michael Mastrandrea, Shashank Mohan, Robert Muir-Wood, DJ Rasmussen, James Rising, and Paul Wilson
An interdisciplinary RHG-led team crafts a game-changing assessment of the economic risks of climate change in the United States.