Katharine Wilkinson

Co-founder, The All We Can Save Project

Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is an author, strategist, teacher, and former vice president at Project Drawdown. Her writings include The Drawdown Review (2020), the New York Times bestseller Drawdown (2017), and Between God & Green (2012), which The Boston Globe dubbed “a vitally important, even subversive, story.” Her forthcoming book, All We Can Save, is an anthology of writings by women climate leaders, co-edited with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson.

Wilkinson speaks widely, including a TED Talk on climate and gender equality that has more than 1.8 million views. A homegrown Atlantan, Wilkinson holds a doctorate in geography and environment from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and a BA in religion from Sewanee. In 2019 Time magazine named Dr. Wilkinson one of 15 “women who will save the world.” 

Live Event Appearances

Podcast Guest Appearances

A Feminist Climate Renaissance

Can a feminist renaissance save the climate? 

A feminist approach to the climate conversation begins over a hundred and fifty years ago. That’s when a scientist named Eunice Newton Foote first recognized the heating effect of C0-2. 

“And she made this discovery by using, you know, glass bells and tubes with gas in her backyard in 1856,” marvels author Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. “She was the first person to connect the dots between carbon dioxide and planetary warming, and history basically forgot her.”