Past Media Coverage: 2015
Woods Consulting Professor David Hayes (Law) discusses two key elements needed to move forward to deal with the challenge of balancing environmental and water supply needs in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
By David Hayes,
Woods Affiliate Adam Brandt (energy resources engineering) says substantial leaks can sometimes go completely undetected, and that there is a need to design ways to quickly detect and fix large leaks soon after they happen.
By Joby Warrick,
Center Fellow Marshall Burke (Earth System Science) co-authors an op-ed on the connections between climate change and social conflict.
By Solomon Hsiang and Marshall Burke,
Senior Fellow Dick Luthy (engineering) states that it can be advantageous to use gray water but it needs to be studied more carefully because there's an opportunity for exposure to pathogens.
By Matt Stevens,
Senior Fellow Jeremy Bailenson (communication) discusses the ability of virtual reality can to encourage people care about climate change on an emotional level.
By Chris Weller,
Woods Senior Fellow Rob Jackson (earth system science) co-authors a feature on the work that needs to be done after the Paris climate talks.
By Rob Jackson and Pep Canadell,
Senior Fellow Chris Field (biology, earth system science), states "I think this Paris outcome is going to change the world. We didn’t solve the problem, but we laid the foundation.”
By Justin Gillis,
Dan Rather interviews Senior Fellow Chris Field (biology, earth system science) about the science behind climate change, and what makes it the defining challenge of the 21st century.
By Dan Rather,
Senior Fellow Chris Field (biology, earth system science) and Katherine Mach of the Carnegie Institution discuss the future of agriculture in the age of climate change.
By Daniel Grossman,
Quotes Senior Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science) on how the consequences of global warming are happening more quickly than anticipated.
By Richard Martin,
Woods Co-Director and Senior Fellow Buzz Thompson discusses the possibility of bringing all water rights holders under the authority of the water board.
By Jeremy P. Jacobs,
Center Fellow Marshall Burke (Earth System Science) discusses how addressing climate change may be even more important than previously thought from an economic perspective.
By Marshall Burke,
Quotes Senior Fellow Mark Z. Jacobson (Civil and Environmental Engineering) on how we can get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 using only technologies currently available.
By John D. Sutter,
Woods Senior Fellow Rob Jackson (earth system science) discusses the findings of a new paper he led, which found that carbon emissions from human activity in 2015 are on track to decline slightly from 2014 emissions.
By Phil McKenna,
Discusses research co-authored by Senior Fellow Rob Jackson (Earth System Science) showing that plunge in Chinese emissions may lead to global dip.
By Seth Borenstein,
Woods Senior Fellow Rob Jackson (earth system science) discusses a recent paper he co-authored, commenting on the massive amount of land that would be needed for bioenergy combined with carbon capture and sequestration, or BECCS.
By Chris Mooney,
Discusses research led by Woods Senior Fellow Scott Fendorf (Earth System Science)
By Brooks Hays,
Senior Woods Fellow Lisa Curran (Environmental Anthropoligy) states that there's no quick fix to illegal fires being set in Indonesia.
By Michael Holtz,
Names Woods Senior Fellow Elizabeth Hadly (Biology) as one of Governor Brown's scientist confidantes.
By Chris Megerian,
Profiles research by Senior Fellow Craig Criddle (Civil and Environmental Engineering) and others on plastic-eating mealworms.
By Mark Niu,