• A new climate for climate change activism
    On Leadership

    A new climate for climate change activism

    Executive Director Lissa Widoff looks ahead to ways our community can continue to thrive in the face of political uncertainty.

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  • Network Call: Standing Rock and Pipeline Issues
    Switzer Network Events

    Network Call: Pipeline Issues

    On March 8, Fellow Lisa Feldstein will lead a network call on Standing Rock and pipeline issues around the country. Fellows and their colleagues are invited!

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  • Feeding a Movement: The Kitchens of the Standing Rock Camps
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Feeding a Movement

    Fellow Elizabeth Hoover blogs about the food traditions on display at the camp kitchens of Standing Rock.

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Leadership Story

Kristen Pratt

In the latest installment of their Working Shift series, WBEZ in Chicago talked with the sustainability manager of Chicago’s Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Fellow Kristen Pratt, about the work she does both inside the museum and in Chicago neighborhoods to promote the principles of sustainability.

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Fellows in the News

Nov 29, 2016
Jisung Park's work was featured in a recent op-ed by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Until now, the focus [of climate change discussion] has been on rising seas, more intense...Read more >
Oct 20, 2016
A University of Maine PhD Candidate is developing policy to build climate resilience. Kimberley Miner is studying earth and climate sciences in Orono. She’s analyzing the threat of pesticides...Read more >
Oct 12, 2016
Climate change is a global problem, but it wears many faces, causing flooding in some areas and drought in others, record high temperatures one year, and cold the next. In the ocean, we are already...Read more >
Oct 6, 2016
A University of Maine researcher studying the decline of soft-shell clams in Casco Bay has found an effective way to protect clam populations, but is struggling to capture the attention of diggers...Read more >

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