Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Past Media Coverage: 2012

In Search of a Groundwater Policy on Behalf of Rivers »

December 26, 2012

Andrew Fahlund, Water in the West program director, and Stanford graduate student Rebecca Nelson discuss U.S. and Australia water management lessons.

National Geographic News Watch

Happiness »

December 22, 2012

Senior Fellow Eric Lambin discusses the connection between happiness and eco-conscious living.

BBC World Service

Mealworms: The Future of Farm-to-Table Dining? »

December 20, 2012

Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Hal Mooney discusses less pollutive protein alternative.

By Lauren Browne, ABC News

Scientists See Big Impacts on U.S. Ecosystems from Global Warming »

December 19, 2012

Features study co-authored by Natural Capital Project researchers including Stanford Woods Institute Consulting Professor Mary Ruckelshaus.

By Andrew Revkin, New York Times

30 Under 30 - The Future Of Energy Is Nuclear »

December 17, 2012

Postdoctoral scholar Yaniv Scherson named to list of rising energy-sector stars for work – started through Woods's Environmental Venture Projects program – to create electricity from sewage.

By Christopher Helman, Forbes

Oil, Gas Drilling Rile West’s Energy Embrace »

December 17, 2012

Quotes Senior Fellow David Kennedy on fracking in the West.

By Kristen Wyatt, Salon

15 Books for the Readers on Your List »

December 16, 2012

Recommends "The Power of Trees," co-authored by Gretchen Daily, senior fellow with Stanford Woods Institute.

By Mary Ann Gwinn, The Seattle Times

Mystery of Mass Squid Deaths Possibly Solved  »

December 16, 2012

Stanford Professor William Gilly and other marine biologists at Hopkins Marine Station appear to have found the reason for mass squid deaths in Monterey Bay.

By Tia Ghose,

Even Skeptics Now Warming to Climate Change, Says New Poll »

December 14, 2012

Quotes Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick on significance of new poll on Americans on their attitude toward climate change.

By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press

Climatologist Suggests Arctic Circle Be a No-Fly Zone »

December 10, 2012

Cites Mark Jacobson, a senior fellow at Stanford Woods Institute, as saying black soot from commercial jets is attracting heat from the sun.

CBC News

Report Says Ski Resorts in Trouble »

December 8, 2012

Refers to study by Stanford Woods Institute Center Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh showing that the Western U.S. will see increase in extremely low-snow years.

By Alex Breitler, Stockton Record

Warmer Winters Chill Ski Industry »

December 7, 2012

Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Chris Field discusses climate change's effect on Sierra snowpack.

By Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle

Finding New Ways to Think About Water »

December 7, 2012

Discusses work on anticipating California's future water needs by Richard Luthy, senior fellow with Stanford Woods Institute.

By Dan Stone, National Geographic News

The Best Scientific Figures of 2012 »

December 5, 2012

Graphic from Stanford Woods Institute EVP "Anthropogenic Fire in Australia Project" named one of "best scientific figures of 2012."

By Brandon Keim, Wired

Bay Area Breathes Easier, Ozone Data Show »

December 4, 2012

Cites Mark Z. Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering

By Kathryn Roethel, San Francisco Chronicle

Want to Slow Arctic Melting? Stop Flying Over the North Pole. »

December 4, 2012

Discusses study co-authored by Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Mark Jacobson.

By Brad Plumer, Washington Post

For Planes, a Climate Antidote: Bypass the Arctic  »

December 3, 2012

Cites study co-authored by Mark Jacobson, Stanford Woods Institute senior fellow.

By Joanna M. Foster, New York Times

Public Opinion Has Moved on Climate Change. Will Obama Follow—or Fiddle? »

December 3, 2012

Links to study co-authored by Jon Krosnick, Stanford Woods Institute senior fellow (by courtesy).

By Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery, Mother Jones

Tidal Wave of Money Coming to Make California Schools Greener »

December 1, 2012

Quotes James Sweeney, a Stanford Woods Institute-affiliated professor of management science and engineering.

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News

Into the Blue Serengeti »

December 1, 2012

Examines Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Barbara Block's electronic tagging of ocean predators.

By Cheryl Lyn Dybas, Natural History