Fellows in the News

Dec 5, 2019
Dr. Amber Pairis, who likes to say her “superpower” is bringing people together, has been selected as a KPBS and National Conflict Resolution Center Community Hero for her collaborative, community-centered approach to climate change. Pairis founded and directs the Climate Science Alliance, an...Read more >
Nov 27, 2019
With confident strides, Stuart Siegel leads me along the muddy shore of China Camp State Park’s expansive wetlands. As the coastal resilience specialist with the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and a research professor of Earth and Climate Science at San Francisco State...Read more >
Nov 14, 2019
Fellow Beckie Menten has joined East Bay Community Energy as a Program Manager in Building Electrification and Energy Efficiency. Visit her LinkedIn profileRead more >
Nov 14, 2019
Mayor-Elect Justin Elicker Friday tapped a diverse crew of grassroots activists — including a working families legislative leader, an immigrant rights champion, and a school parents organizer — to guide his transition and chart a policy course for the next two years. Elicker introduced the co-...Read more >
Nov 8, 2019
Across the world, researchers are collecting loads of observational data about marine life, from population estimates to the expanse of marine habitats, but they are doing so largely independently from each other, using their own methods and institutional protocols, and relying solely on their own data. Fellow Erin Satterthwaite is part of a team working to connect the data and the people who are tracking marine life by building a worldwide network.Read more >
Oct 29, 2019
Hundreds of journalists from across the country took part in day-long tours Thursday, Oct. 10, as part of the 29th annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists hosted by Colorado State University. The tours included experts from CSU and ran the gamut, exploring the Rocky Mountain...Read more >
Oct 29, 2019
Few things are as embedded in Maine's culture — or its mud — as clams, and an environmental group thinks the key to saving the shellfish might be growing a different kind of bivalve along the state's coast. Manomet, based in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is proposing the shellfish shift as a way to beat...Read more >
Oct 29, 2019
An 8.0-magnitude quake on the Garlock Fault in the Mojave Desert, which has seen thousands of earthquakes in the last several months, would be disastrous for residents of the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas. Yet, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a new 60,000-resident...Read more >
Oct 29, 2019
Continental-scale risks from climate change affect both regional communities and country dynamics across the world, with climate models forecasting an average global temperature rise of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. This rise in global temperatures may increase South American environmental...Read more >
Oct 25, 2019
From the Santa Cruz Sentinel, by Rachel Kippen: So it’s clear that you all like shearwaters. After detailing the sooty shearwater journey in a recent column, I received heartening and heartwarming stories from dozens of readers who identify with the enchanting anticipation of the sooty migration...Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

The latest episode of ESSENCE Magazine's UnBossed podcast features Fellow Ayana Johnson. She says, "I really strongly believe that one of the reasons that the environmental movement has not succeeded to the extent that it needs to so far is that it’s been dominated visibly by White people.”Read more >

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