Energy & Climate Change
Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time, and Switzer Fellows are working on the problem from every conceivable angle. From energy experts who are researching solar, geothermal, and fracking technologies, to others analyzing the impact of solar installations on the environment to policy analysts advising state and the federal agencies move in a more sustainable direction, Switzer Fellows are some of the nation’s leaders on climate change and renewable energy.
Spotlight on Leadership
What started as an offhand remark by Lara Hansen (1995) to a funder, about how to use some leftover money from a grant, has become the largest national conference on adaptation to climate change. Actually, it is the only national conference on the topic, which is surprising given adaptation’s importance to humans in coming decades and centuries.Read more >