Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is an annual award for environmental science, environmental health, and energy. Tyler Laureates receive a $250,000 cash prize and a medallion. The prize is administered by the University of Southern California and was established by John and Alice Tyler in 1973.[1][2] It is regarded as the "Nobel for environment".[3]

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Awarded forEnvironmental Achievement
CountryUnited States
Presented byUniversity of Southern California

History edit

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement was founded in 1973 by John and Alice Tyler and was launched by Ronald Reagan while serving as Governor of California.[2][4] It was funded with a gift of $5 million by Jack Tyler and was initially administered by Pepperdine University.[2]

Laureates edit

Executive committee edit

The Executive Committee oversees the activities of the Tyler Prize, including the selection of Tyler Prize Laureates.[2] Members of this international Committee are selected for their experience in the fields of relevance to the Tyler Prize and are assisted by the Tyler Prize Administrator, based at the University of Southern California. The current committee consists of:

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References edit

  1. ^ "Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement". tylerprize.org.
  2. ^ a b c d "Alice and Jack Tyler: America's first environmental power couple". The Irish Times.
  3. ^ Bhowmick, Nilanjana. "'Nobel for environment': India's Pavan Sukhdev wins Tyler Prize". www.aljazeera.com.
  4. ^ Toplensky, Rochelle (February 29, 2024). "Johan Rockström Wins 'Environmental Nobel Prize' for Identifying the Boundaries of Earth's Life-Support". The Wall Street Journal. News Corp. Retrieved February 29, 2024.
  5. ^ a b "Schindler earns Tyler Award: Renowned ecologist credits inspirational mentors". Folio News Story. University of Alberta. 28 April 2006. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013.

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