Foundation News: Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

May 17, 2022
In addition to the environmental impact of single-use waste, foodware can contain toxic chemicals that can lead to serious health issues, including reproductive and developmental toxicity, autoimmune and metabolic disorders, respiratory issues, neurodevelopmental effects, and cancer.Read more >
May 5, 2022
Jennifer Gaddis on how the federal child nutrition program is at risk, and investment in a better model would help.Read more >
May 5, 2022
"Inequity is a choice that we make as a global society through the economic systems that we hold up as legitimate," Paloma Henriques argues in her articles for Spire's 2022 issue on minimum and maximum economic thresholds.Read more >
Mar 5, 2022
To continue to lift its population out of poverty, India should give its energy ministries a new mandate—moving the country away from coal and toward a more sustainable economy.Read more >
Nov 17, 2021
As world leaders gather at COP26, we need acknowledge the historical root causes of the climate crisis.Read more >
Jul 22, 2021
Seeing animals and birds is one of the main draws of spending time in nature. But as researchers who study conservation, wildlife and human impacts on wild places, we believe it’s important to know that you can have major effects on wildlife just by being nearby.Read more >
Jul 14, 2021
Teniope Adewumi-Gunn combines her scientific expertise with her mission to help keep workers—from hairstylists to day laborers—safe and healthy.Read more >
Jul 13, 2021
Editor's note: This is an excerpt from an original article in the Grist Fix Solutions Lab by Sarah Hsu and Gaurab Basu. Read the full article here . Sarah Hsu is a fourth-year medical student at Brown University and a graduate student in primary care population medicine. She is a founding leader...Read more >
May 11, 2021
Children’s books can offer readers an imaginative bridge to the natural world in all its wonder, charm, and vitality. Sara St. Antoine's new website is a place to talk about the best of them.Read more >
May 10, 2021
Kartikeya Singh reflects that the Biden administration's first 100 days in office indicate "it has every intention to reestablish a social contract between the people and their government. If implemented well, this renewed social contract, with an emphasis on climate action and environmental justice, would be the best guarantor of U.S. national security."Read more >

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