Kate Wheeling

Kate Wheeling is a staff writer at Pacific Standard, where she specializes in criminal justice and the environment. She was previously an associate editor and editorial fellow.

People walk on the Champs-Elysees during a car-free day in central Paris in 2015.

49 Countries Have Already Reached Peak Emissions

City-level solutions, including banning vehicles from the streets, have helped dozens of nations speed toward a greener future. But will they be enough?

How Many People Are Really Killed By Police in the United States?

A new study uses a statistical technique from wildlife ecology to estimate the number of people killed by cops. It turns out every database is undercounting them.