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Kip Patrick

Senior Director, Communications & Partnership

Kip Patrick is the Senior Director of Communications & Partnership at the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA). Kip leads CCA’s external outreach, including strategy development, partnerships, champion engagement, digital media, and content development. Kip has more than 20 years’ experience building and implementing communications programs and partnerships for nonprofits, major corporations, and government agencies.

Previously, Kip worked as a Senior Communications Consultant with the World Bank, leading global efforts to increase access to safe water and improved sanitation in developing countries. Prior to that, he and his wife Liz spent 16 months volunteering across Asia, Africa, and Central America, for which they were named 2014 National Geographic Travelers of the Year. Kip has also served as Vice President of Public Affairs at the global public relations firm Ketchum and as Senior Communications Officer with The Pew Charitable Trusts. A longtime writer and photographer, his work has been published by CNN, National Geographic, and Men’s Journal. Kip earned a degree in journalism from Northwestern State University in Louisiana and a masters certificate from The George Washington University School of Political Management.

Articles by Kip Patrick

C-Quest Capital: New CEO to Focus on Carbon Reduction, Innovation, and Impact

C-Quest Capital: New CEO to Focus on Carbon Reduction, Innovation, and Impact

CCA spoke with C-Quest’s new CEO about their long-term goals and the future of carbon markets for clean cooking.

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Modern Cooking Facility for Africa: Accelerating a Green Transition in Clean Cooking

Modern Cooking Facility for Africa: Accelerating a Green Transition in Clean Cooking

CCA spoke with the MCFA about the facility’s aspirations to accelerate the green transition in clean cooking.

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IEA’s New World Energy Outlook 2023 Calls for Increased Investment in Clean Cooking

IEA’s New World Energy Outlook 2023 Calls for Increased Investment in Clean Cooking

Climate benefits make clean cooking “a prime candidate for climate finance," according to the IEA's new report.

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New SDG7 Tracking Report Highlights Progress, Challenges for Clean Cooking Access

New SDG7 Tracking Report Highlights Progress, Challenges for Clean Cooking Access

A dramatic increase in financing is needed to get clean cooking on track, as seen in the latest Energy Progress report.

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Smoke For Breakfast: Air Pollution Harms Our Health, And Household Cooking Is Partly To Blame

Smoke For Breakfast: Air Pollution Harms Our Health, And Household Cooking Is Partly To Blame

Smoke from massive wildfires darkened skies across North America and sent air quality levels plummeting this June. But while this was a rare, headline-making occurrence in North America, it’s a morning ritual for millions around the world, especially across Africa and Asia.

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Cooking -- A Dangerous Activity for Millions of Women

Cooking -- A Dangerous Activity for Millions of Women

A mother in rural India helps highlight the dramatic -- and deadly -- impacts of cooking with open fires and heavily-polluting fuels like animal dung.

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From cookstoves to forests, UN puts eye on mending global environment

From cookstoves to forests, UN puts eye on mending global environment

A global conference in Nairobi this week put a focus on environmental risks in city streets, farms, and beyond. The challenges to human well-being are big, but some steps already under way point toward solutions.

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Costa Rica Closes Zoos—Where Will the Animals Go?

Costa Rica Closes Zoos—Where Will the Animals Go?

Influx of captive animals has wildlife-rescue centers strapped.

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The Gathering: Sri Lanka's great elephant migration

The Gathering: Sri Lanka's great elephant migration

Each year, as they have for centuries, hundreds of elephants descend on the shores of an ancient reservoir in Sri Lanka's north-central Minneriya National Park. The migration is called "The Gathering."

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