Fellows in the News

Jan 15, 2020
Bruni Pizarro served on New Haven Mayor Elicker's transition team and worked on the Environment and Climate change section of his transition report .Read more >
Jan 15, 2020
An expert in resettlement and forced migration of Puerto Rican women and families is taking over temporary leadership of one of New Haven’s leading Latino organizations as it seeks its second new executive director in 16 months. The temporary executive director is Brunilda Pizarro. She is stepping...Read more >
Jan 15, 2020
Zully Juarez and team have published an article in IJERPH about the program they implemented that incorporated air monitoring and storytelling with youth in environmental justice organizations around the Los Angeles area.Read more >
Jan 15, 2020
The state Land Use Commission on Tuesday approved the final environmental impact statement for a petition to rezone 97 acres in Kapaa for urban use, making way for a proposed residential development. That doesn’t mean there will necessarily be a zoning change or land use district boundary amendment...Read more >
Dec 16, 2019
In the midst of the global climate talks last week in Madrid, Spain, climate justice and women’s rights activists introduced a set of collective feminist demands to help advance the Green New Deal, in the US and around the world. At 12pm inside the talks, with an audience of both country delegates...Read more >
Dec 9, 2019
Light pollution is a significant but overlooked driver of the rapid decline of insect populations, according to the most comprehensive review of the scientific evidence to date. Artificial light at night can affect every aspect of insects’ lives, the researchers said, from luring moths to their...Read more >
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 >

Spotlight on Leadership

Jeff Dlott
In this report, we explore the relationship between the business of agriculture and the business of environmental sustainability. Switzer Fellow Jeff Dlott's company, Sure Harvest, provides a...Read more >

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