• Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Climate change affects all residents' health

    A new report by Laura Bozzi and Robert Dubrow addresses the issue of climate change and public health in Connecticut, but their findings reach far beyond the state. 

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  • Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Protect the Antarctic Peninsula - before it's too late

    Cassandra Brooks (left) wrote a Nature Commentary with other participants in the Homeward Bound Project.

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  • Switzer Fellows in the News

    Did a Switzer Fellow just save the Tour de France?

    Andrew Cohen has serious concerns about false positive test results with COVID-19. Organizers took him seriously enough to change their procedures.

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We are thrilled to welcome the 2020 Switzer Fellows to the Switzer Fellowship Network! Read more

Leadership Story

Nigel Golden presented the 2020 Ambrose Jearld Jr. Lecture on Diversity and Inclusion in July. His remarks focused on the importance of addressing the cultural and structural barriers to full participation by marginalized communities in STEM. Golden provided a framework for addressing the systemic issues that may explain and/or address those barriers.

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Fellows in the News

Oct 27, 2020
Aram Calhoun has been awarded a Conservation Leadership Award by the Natural Resources Council of Maine for providing her expertise and leadership in the effort to protect Maine's vernal pools,...Read more >
Oct 27, 2020
On October 20, Nick Jensen provided testimony before the California State Assembly on the connections between plants, climate change and wildfire. You can watch his testimony starting at timecode 01:...Read more >
Oct 27, 2020
It is abundantly clear that climate change is not a future event; it is happening now, and it affects our lives, and our health. In a new report from The Yale Center on Climate Change and Health, Fellow Laura Bozzi and Robert Dubrow tracked 19 indicators on climate change and health in Connecticut across four broad categories — temperature, extreme events, infectious diseases, and air quality — and found disturbing trends in each.Read more >
Oct 27, 2020
At the annual UN General Assembly, President Xi of China pledged that his nation would peak its carbon emissions before 2030 and hit net zero emissions by 2060, without revealing how the nation plans...Read more >

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