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Katrina Northrop

Katrina Northrop

Staff Writer

katrina@thewire.media

Articles

The Biodiesel Defect

Twenty years ago, biofuel was seen as something of a silver bullet — a way to "green" our engines and support our farmers all at once. But the industry has been plagued by unintended consequences ever since, and the latest controversy — involving an influx...

Commerce at the Center

On Thursday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with Wang Wentao, the Chinese Commerce Minister, in Washington. It marked the first cabinet-level meeting in Washington between the U.S. and China during the Biden administration, and it was a signal of the Commerce Department’s increasingly central role...