Read about the work of Switzer Fellows making change and making headlines!
Sharon Smith (2011) commends General Mills for publicly committing to sourcing deforestation-free palm oil after scoring poorly on her Union of Concerned Scientists' scorecard of palm oil sourcing.
Ayana Johnson's (2009) research showing that the ability to choose deferred rewards over smaller immediate rewards has a connection to environmental stewardship was recently covered in The Atlantic.
Amy Luers (2000) co-authored an article in Nature Climate Change that warned global warming is likely to surpass 2 degrees Celsius target, new "narrative" needed so world can better prepare for dangerous climate change impacts.
Big data: friend or foe of sustainability? Angel Hsu (2012) was a panelist on a podcast from The Guardian on the topic.
Sharon Smith (2011), campaign manager with Union of Concerned Scientists’ tropical forest and climate initiative, welcomed Kellogg's pledge to make palm oil supplies greener.
Sarah Uhl (2011) with the Clean Air Task Force cited a new study that suggests EPA's estimates of methane emissions from the oil and gas sector are too low to push for curbing such emissions now.
Is Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay toxic? Residents' worries grow, and Rachel Morello-Frosch (1995) was quoted in a San Francisco Chronical article.
Rachel Morello-Frosch's (1995) work to study environmental health through the lens of human rights was featured in a Duke University interview.
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