Fellows In The News

Read about the work of Switzer Fellows making change and making headlines!

Sims Gallagher on new book on diffusion of clean energy technologies

Friday, March 14 2014

Watch a video interview on Kelly Sims Gallaher's (1999) new book, The Globalization of Clean Energy Technology, and her latest research.

Pendleton comments at AAAS featured on blog about deep sea mining

Thursday, March 13 2014

Linwood Pendleton's (1994) comments on deep sea ecosystems at the AAAS annual meeting in Chicago were picked up by Columbia's Earth Institute in a blog post entitled, "Deep Sea Mining: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?"

Linden's team builds innovative solar-powered toilet with Gates Foundation funding

Thursday, March 13 2014

Karl Linden (1993) and his team at University of Colorado Boulder have built an innovative solar-powered toilet with Gates Foundation funding that will be unveiled in India this month.

Hansen says West Virginia's Renewable Portfolio Standard is a "hollow bill"

Wednesday, March 12 2014

Evan Hansen (1996) says West Virginia's Renewable Portfolio Standard was a "hollow bill" and that state leaders need to tackle the issue of climate change instead of fighting against it.

Foss says diluted bitumen spill impacts particularly severe, lasting for New Hampshire

Wednesday, March 12 2014

Diluted bitumen spill impacts would be particularly severe and lasting in New Hampshire, says Carol Foss (1993) of the Audubon Society in response to fear that flow in pipe between Maine and Canada might be reversed to bring Alberta tar sands south. 

Grove co-authors study on how urban lawn care habits vary across country

Tuesday, March 11 2014

J. Morgan Grove (1993) co-authored a national U.S. study that reveals how urban lawn care habits vary.

 

Wheeler and team envision Maine neighborhood as green tourism hotspot

Tuesday, March 11 2014

Stephen Wheeler (1994) and a team of his students from UC Davis traveled to Portland, Maine, where they say the India Street neighborhood could be an internationally known "ecodistrict."

Klee awaiting confirmation as next commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Tuesday, March 11 2014

Robert Klee (2001) is awaiting confirmation as the next commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. He says the state faces big shifts on energy and recycling.