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Mar 29, 2017
While burning fossil fuels produces benefits, such as powering the electric grid and fueling cars, it also generates widespread costs to society – including damages from climate change that affect people around the world now and in the future. Public policies that reduce carbon pollution deliver benefits by avoiding these damages. Fellow Joe Aldy argues that President Trump's executive order to reverse Obama-era rules to cut carbon pollution is missing a key element of the equation.Read more >
Mar 26, 2017
Many scientists fear repercussions from engaging around contentious subjects like climate change—anything from losing connections and opportunities, to jeopardizing their careers and credibility. But there are still productive conversations to be had, even in highly politicized environments. This interview by our communications training partner, COMPASS, provides insight into how to prepare to share science around politicized subjects.Read more >
Mar 7, 2017
The new Interior Secretary likes regulation, sort of, and energy production a lot. He sounds ready to break through regulatory and policy gridlock in many rural communities. The question remains, though, whether his publicized love of the outdoors and hunting makes him a fighter for the environment, writes Fellow Jessica Hall.Read more >

Upcoming Events

March 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Faz, 1111 Broadway, Oakland, CA
Bay Area Fellows will gather for happy hour on Thursday evening, March 30th, in Oakland! Location:...Read more >
March 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Center for Environmental Health, 2201 Broadway, Oakland, CA
Fellows and Foundation Executive Director Lissa Widoff will meet in Oakland for a brown bag lunch...Read more >
April 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
WebEx Meeting Center
Our networking calls provide an informal way for Fellows and their colleagues to connect with each...Read more >

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