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Aug 20, 2019
Despite constant pressure from the oil and natural gas lobby, the 2016 EPA methane standards for the oil and gas industry still stand strong, writes Fellow Sarah Smith.Read more >
Aug 10, 2019
A new study co-authored by Fellow Kendra Klein shows that the class of insecticides called neonicotinoids poses significant threats to insects, soil and water. In an op-ed with Anna Lappé for The Guardian, Klein writes that the war we are waging against nature with toxic pesticides must end.Read more >
Aug 10, 2019
Fellow Pamela McElwee was one of the lead authors of the recently released IPCC report on climate change and land use . From The New York Times : The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change...Read more >

Upcoming Events

September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Hopscotch, 1915 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA
Switzer Fellows and close colleagues will get together for after-work social time with Foundation staff. This is a great opportunity to meet or re-connect with our new Executive Director!Read more >
September 13, 2019 (All day)
NatureBridge, Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA
The 2019 Switzer Fellows will convene on Friday, September 13 through Sunday, September 15, 2019,...Read more >
March 14, 2020 (All day)
Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, DC

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