Spotlights

Which Way Forward? Air Quality Summit Searches for Solutions

Kevin de Leon '03At a time when schisms dominate political headlines, the president of the California State Senate joined environmental experts at Pitzer College’s Air Quality in Southern California Summit on October 6 to speak about a common cause in the Golden State: the air we breathe. “Together we will clean up our air,” said Pitzer alumnus and [Read More...]
October 20, 2016
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State Senate President Kevin de León to Keynote Air Quality Summit at Pitzer College

California State Senator Kevin de LeonClaremont, Calif. (October 3, 2016)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is hosting “Air Quality in Southern California: Which Way Forward?”, a summit on regional air quality, environmental justice and climate action. California Senate President pro Tempore and Pitzer alumnus Kevin de León ’03 will present the keynote address. The summit [Read More...]
October 3, 2016
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Pitzer College and Robert Redford Announce Breakthrough Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model

Integrated Sustainability Plan Includes Targeted Reinvestment and Accelerated Carbon Footprint Reduction Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2014) — Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model during a special trustee meeting on Saturday, April 5. Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley and Trustees Robert Redford and Donald Gould made the [Read More...]
April 12, 2014
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Pitzer College Professor Brinda Sarathy Authors New Book, Pineros

Claremont, Calif. (January 19, 2012) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Environmental Analysis Brinda Sarathy has authored a new book, Pineros: Latino Labor and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, published by University of British Columbia Press. While the exploitation of Latino workers in many industries is well known, “pineros,” Latino forest [Read More...]
January 19, 2012