Fellows in the News

Jul 22, 2021
“To be honest, I find the amount of outdoor cats and window strikes way more alarming for birds and bird populations than this disease,” Leppold said in the Central Maine News.Read more >
Jul 22, 2021
Kimberley Miner has accepted a role as Systems Scientist with the new Earth Systems Observatory at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA is working with countries around the world to pioneer the Earth System Observatory-- a virtual constellation able to sense the hydrology, land-surface change,...Read more >
Jul 14, 2021
Nick Jensen has been advocating against the proposed Centennial housing development in the wildlands of California. He was interviewed in the Guardian on a recent legal victory against the project.Read more >
Jul 13, 2021
Camila Bustos, 2020 Switzer Fellow, was interviewed in the A Matter of Degrees podcast on how law firms, consultants and PR agencies enable dirty energy.Read more >
Jun 30, 2021
Dr. Regan Patterson discusses her research and advocacy for transportation reparations and justice. "You're starting to see this explicit link being made between state-sanctioned violence and transportation equity."Read more >
Jun 23, 2021
As we face an ever-more-fragmented world, What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? demands a return to the force of lineage—to spiritual, social, and ecological connections across time. It sparks a myriad of ageless-yet-urgent questions...Read more >
Jun 17, 2021
Sarah Smith gave the following testimony at the June 15th EPA listening session on regulating methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas sector.Read more >
Jun 17, 2021
"The report unequivocally concludes that land- and ocean-based actions that capture carbon must be in addition to, and not in lieu of, ambitious reductions of emissions from fossil fuels," said Doreen Stabinsky.Read more >
Jun 17, 2021
"Jill’s global experience, respected integrity, and enthusiastic leadership will catalyze the next chapter for Erol and our ambition for even greater impact,” said Julie Lepinard, Erol's founder.Read more >
Jun 8, 2021
The paper seeks to help scientists structure their lab-group meetings so that they are more inclusive, more productive and, ultimately, lead to better science.Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

“Climate change will increase the global burden of infectious diseases such as malaria, Zika and Lyme disease,” says 2017 Fellow Dev Vashishtha. “We are also seeing changes in pollen patterns and increases in asthma diagnoses. We know that the poor and people of color will be the hardest hit. My interest in climate change is closely tied to my interest in public health and disease prevention.”Read more >

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