Fellows in the News

Sep 22, 2021
Karen Merritt was part of an environmental engineering study resulting in a proposed settlement to clean up mercury contamination in the Penobscot River.Read more >
Sep 22, 2021
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory tracks Earth's CO2 by measuring the sunlight reflected off of Earth's surface, as carbon dioxide and oxygen absorb light at very specific wavelengths.Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
A new paper by Grant Gutierrez, The Double Force of Vulnerability, reviews ethnographic literature of environmental justice (EJ).Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
The Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA) have released an updated Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard for 2021 . Switzer Fellow Camila Bustos is co-founder of LSCA, and Switzer Fellow AJ Hudson is on the 2021-2022 LSCA Board. The 2021 Scorecard identifies that America's most prestigious law...Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
Michael Wironen co-authored an Info Note on CGIAR exploring the implications of the climate metric Global Warming Potential (GWP) for methane mitigation in agriculture. Key takeaways include: Using GWP complements conventional climate metrics because it better describes the actual warming caused by...Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
Nithya Ramanathan is one of the keynote speakers at Data Con LA 2021 , the largest data conference in Southern California, taking place virtually from Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 19, 2021.Read more >
Sep 16, 2021
Evidence of plant disease range expansions due to climate change has remained elusive. Switzer Fellow Joan Dudney combined causal inference with stable isotope analysis in a new study that shows climate change and drought contributed to a nonlinear disease range shift into higher elevations. Joan...Read more >
Aug 12, 2021
Rob Moir wrote an op-ed for The Environmental Magazine describing The Ocean Based Climate Solutions Act's efforts to address the ravages of climate change.Read more >
Aug 12, 2021
Melissa Cronin and Erika Zavaleta led an effort at UC Santa Cruz to compile a toolkit of resources for academic departments to use in addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.Read more >
Aug 12, 2021
Carina Bracer has been promoted to Manager, United States and Canada for Verra. Carina analyzes opportunities for the full range of Verra standards in evolving and emerging voluntary and compliance carbon markets and mechanisms.Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

Getting Real About Climate Change and Agriculture
On this Switzer Network News report, we learn about the intersection between global climate change and agriculture, why current "solutions" are inadequate and where we need to go next...Read more >

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