Fellows in the News

Dec 14, 2021
The new course "Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures" is free to audit via Coursera.Read more >
Dec 14, 2021
The U.S. Global Change Research Program and the authors of NCA5 are hosting a series of virtual public engagement workshops to inform development of this federal climate report.Read more >
Dec 14, 2021
Three Rivers Waterkeeper has nominated the Monongahela River (the Mon) for Pennsylvania's River of the Year, with a $10,000 prize for holding events to celebrate the river if won.Read more >
Dec 1, 2021
Dustin Mulvaney is presenting a webinar on Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021 to the IEEE’s Santa Clara Valley Sustainability Chapter on Labor, Land, and Waste Across the Life Cycle of Solar Power.Read more >
Dec 1, 2021
This three-year project, dubbed Toxic Tides, is the first systematic look at the environmental justice ramifications of sea level rise and hazardous sites along the entire coast of California.Read more >
Nov 16, 2021
Millions of poultry died and thousands of pigs and their waste was washed into local waterways by the millions of gallons, with negative impacts for the health of environmental justice communities and local ecosystems.Read more >
Nov 11, 2021
The standard is the world’s first science-based certification of companies’ net-zero targets in line with the Paris Agreement’s goal of keeping planetary warming to 1.5°C.Read more >
Nov 11, 2021
Frank Lowenstein has taken a new position as Senior Director, Make it Personal at Rare, leading community-based engagement to spread climate-supporting behaviors in Greater Boston. Rare uses the science of human behavior to encourage individuals and their communities to adopt more sustainable...Read more >
Nov 11, 2021
Jeremy Poindexter has taken a position as Senior Battery Engineer, Automative Programs, for Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. Through new battery materials chemistry, Sila Nano produces high energy density lithium-ion batteries for mass adoption of electric vehicles, smarter, longer-lasting portable...Read more >
Nov 10, 2021
Assessing the air quality and environmental equity benefits for accelerated use of diesel particle filter and selective catalytic reduction systems on heavy-duty diesel trucks.Read more >

Spotlight on Leadership

Converting Waste to Fuel for Families in Africa; Biogas Domes with Jeannette Laramee
For 2011 Switzer Fellow Jeannette Laramee, it all started with designing a school in Zambia, Africa. That led to building systems that make biogas, which can save up to 10,000 pounds of firewood a...Read more >

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