Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award
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Pritzker Finalist Clara Pratte in Good News Network: Solar-Powered Panels Pull Water Out of the Air For Navajo Families Who Have None
What if there was a way of pulling vapor from the atmosphere and bringing it through faucets as clean, drinkable water. Harnessing the power of the sun, Zero Mass Water’s Source hydropanels do just that. “We are excited to help shine a light on the potential of Hydropanels to help solve the clean water access...
2020 Pritzker Finalist Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner in The Conversation — Fridays for Future: how the young climate movement has grown since Greta Thunberg’s lone protest
The climate strike movement has grown into a network of global campaigns focused on systemic change to tackle the climate crisis. In the process, young people have outgrown the mainstream environmental movement. They don’t want recognition in the world of today. They want a new world, and they are building it. In 2014, the then...
Meet the 2020 Pritzker Award Candidates #16-21
Meet the 2020 Pritzker Candidates #16-21 By Sonia Aronson It’s no secret that environmental issues are also social and racial issues — which makes it critical to develop comprehensive, resilient solutions. Our last six candidates for the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are pioneering innovative approaches to solve pressing environmental problems, displaying a fierce determination...
Meet the 2020 Pritzker Award Candidates #11-15
by Ashley Kruythoff Our next five candidates for the 2020 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are uplifting female scientists based in Africa. They are providing homeowners with retail wind power, conserving wildlife in overlooked places and using the power of art to inspire climate action. From harnessing inspiration from nature to creating biodegradable goods, these...
Meet the 2020 Pritzker Award Candidates #6-10
By Sonia Aronson The next five candidates for the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award are pioneering breakthrough inventions in tree planting, DNA scanning and solar power. They include a Marshallese poet who intertwines a legacy of environmental racism with a call to climate action through powerful artwork and a scientist investigating how plastic waste in...