Kathleen McAfee

Kathleen’s research is about “selling nature to save it”: climate cap-&-trade, carbon offsets, and alternative approaches linking climate change, public health, food, and global environmental justice. She was a co-founder of City Life/Vida Urbana in Boston and has ties with social-justice movements in different world regions. Professor McAfee (PhD, UC Berkeley) joined the faculty of the Yale’s School of Forestry after a career in international development. In California she works with local organizations for the phase-out of fossil fuels and teaches political economy and environmental policy at San Francisco State University.

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