Kelly Stone

Senior Policy Analyst

Kelly Stone is a Senior Policy Analyst at ActionAid, focusing on biofuels, climate change, food security, and land use. She joined ActionAid USA in 2014.

Prior to joining ActionAid, Kelly worked in the House of Representatives, where she specialized in food security and also worked on foreign affairs and appropriations. She has an MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from DePauw University.

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Breaking down Kerry’s climate hypocrisy

September 20, 2022 By

Yesterday Reuters had a story on Special Envoy on Climate John Kerry’s trip to Africa, with a headline that qualifies as clickbait in international climate policy circles: “U.S. climate envoy Kerry calls on African nations to help curb emissions.” This prompted some angry tweeting, including from our own Director of…


About damn time a big funder did this… 

August 31, 2022 By

With devastating floods in Pakistan (where more than a thousand are dead) and Jackson, Mississippi (which will be without safe drinking water indefinitely) and the heatwaves that rocked Europe and the U.S. this summer, climate disasters have continued to be relentless this year. And don’t forget, hurricane season is only…