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Jul 17, 2017
To slow climate change, lawmakers in a handful of states are proposing bills or passing laws that convert their local electricity grids to renewable sources. ... "Electrifying buildings is really the next frontier,” Rachel Golden, an organizer with Sierra Club’s California chapter, tells...Read more >
Jul 17, 2017
Among her many accomplishments bridging her love of science and public service, Fellow Karen Levy's most recent is her selection as a fellow of the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute (LLI) for Public Engagement with Science. “The best way to maintain public support for science is for people to understand it,” Levy says, “to understand the underlying scientific process, to learn about exciting discoveries, and to understand how it affects their own lives.”Read more >
Jul 17, 2017
A notification system that alerts authorities when fishing vessels that are believed to be operating illegally arrive in port is being developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Australia’s national science agency explained that the web-based reporting...Read more >

Upcoming Events

September 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA
The fall retreats are the cornerstone event of the Switzer Fellowship Network, in which we welcome...Read more >
October 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
NatureBridge at Golden Gate, Sausalito, CA
The fall retreats are the cornerstone event of the Switzer Fellowship Network, in which we welcome...Read more >
March 10, 2018 (All day)
The Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC
Our 2018 Switzer Fellows spring retreat and Policy Communications training will take place Saturday...Read more >

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