Kate Michael

Kate Michael

Kate Michael is a writer/reporter based in Washington, D.C. In her early career she worked as a policy analyst for members of both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate as well as the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. After completing an M.A. in Government from Johns Hopkins University, she left Capitol Hill and accepted an appointment to create a Green Collar Jobs program for the government of the District of Columbia. Currently she reports on a variety of topics as a freelance contributor.


Recent Work

September 6, 2022
by Kate Michael
DC Names Sports Celeb as City’s First Sustainability Ambassador

WASHINGTON — Heading into her second year with the Washington Spirit, the professional women’s soccer team in the nation's capital,... Read More

WASHINGTON — Heading into her second year with the Washington Spirit, the professional women’s soccer team in the nation's capital, Anna Heilferty expressed an interest in using her sports prowess to share her equal passion for sustainability. A new mayoral initiative centered on environmentalism has just... Read More

August 30, 2022
by Kate Michael
Czech Ambassador Says Farewell With Laughs, Likening Bilateral Relationships to Millennial Dating 

WASHINGTON — After spending 20 years in New York, Czech Republic Ambassador to the United States Hynek Kmoníček claims he... Read More

WASHINGTON — After spending 20 years in New York, Czech Republic Ambassador to the United States Hynek Kmoníček claims he had “a rough start” in Washington, D.C. During a reception to honor his time in Washington as he heads to his next post in Vietnam —... Read More

August 19, 2022
by Kate Michael
Q&A With Keo Chhea, US Ambassador From the Kingdom of Cambodia

WASHINGTON — Cambodia and the United States have a deep history and many business and trade connections. The Well News... Read More

WASHINGTON — Cambodia and the United States have a deep history and many business and trade connections. The Well News recently caught up with the recently-appointed ambassador of Cambodia to the United States, Keo Chhea to find out more about U.S.-Cambodia relations, what Americans should know... Read More

August 15, 2022
by Kate Michael
Analysts Consider Areas of US-Japan Collaboration for Energy, Environmental Risk Reduction

WASHINGTON — The United States and Japan are two countries known for protecting and promoting leading-edge technologies, but given lessons... Read More

WASHINGTON — The United States and Japan are two countries known for protecting and promoting leading-edge technologies, but given lessons learned over the past few years, “just having innovation is not sufficient,” according to Tatsuya Terazawa, chairman and CEO of the Institute of Energy Economics in... Read More

August 9, 2022
by Kate Michael
Policymakers Told Shared Misery Could Be Only Way to Relieve Gridlock

WASHINGTON — Thousands of policymakers and their aides returned to their jurisdictions from the National Conference of State Legislatures summit... Read More

WASHINGTON — Thousands of policymakers and their aides returned to their jurisdictions from the National Conference of State Legislatures summit in Denver earlier this month with the 1914 Christmas Truce top of mind. Because, if the tale about the miraculous incident that happened on Christmas Day... Read More

August 8, 2022
by Kate Michael
Employers Worldwide Clamoring for ESG-Skilled Workers

WASHINGTON — More than seven in 10 employers are looking to hire talent for sustainability related initiatives over the next... Read More

WASHINGTON — More than seven in 10 employers are looking to hire talent for sustainability related initiatives over the next two years according to a study by NTUC LearningHub, which also found that the demand for specialized talent in the environmental space is outpacing that of... Read More

August 4, 2022
by Kate Michael
Alaska Airlines' Sustainable Jet Fuel Agreement Looks to Shift Market 

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines and 14 airlines of the Oneworld Alliance announced Tuesday an agreement with biofuel company Gevo, Inc.... Read More

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines and 14 airlines of the Oneworld Alliance announced Tuesday an agreement with biofuel company Gevo, Inc. that could further kick-start the commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel.  The agreement provides for Alaska Airlines to purchase 37 million gallons per year of SAF, over... Read More

July 29, 2022
by Kate Michael
Proposed Native Plant Pilot Program on National Land Not as Slight as It May Seem

WASHINGTON — What may seem like a minor initiative was passed out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee... Read More

WASHINGTON — What may seem like a minor initiative was passed out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee last week, but a proposed bill to create a pilot program promoting the use of native plants at the National Park Service and the Bureau of... Read More

July 27, 2022
by Kate Michael
Former Defense Secretary Esper Claims ‘One China a Complete Fallacy’

WASHINGTON — Fresh from a transatlantic delegation visit to Taiwan on behalf of the Atlantic Council and under the auspices... Read More

WASHINGTON — Fresh from a transatlantic delegation visit to Taiwan on behalf of the Atlantic Council and under the auspices of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is “increasingly worried about Chinese actions” and convinced that China may... Read More

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