Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Past Media Coverage: 2016

Can VR Make You a Better Person? »

December 30, 2016

Jeremy Bailenson discusses virtual reality as a tool to promote empathy which could lead to behavior changes and environmentalism.

By Christina Couch, NBC News/Mach

2016’s Super Warm Arctic Winter ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Without Climate Change, Scientists Say »

December 28, 2016

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on a recent analysis by the World Weather Attribution group with Climate Central of 2016's warm Arctic winter being unlikely to have occurred without climate change.

By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post

The Search Is on for Pulling Carbon from the Air »

December 27, 2016

Katharine Mach, Chris Field and Rob Jackson comment on negative emissions technologies and other methods for reducing the world's carbon.

By Annie Sneed, Scientific American

Starfish larvae create complex water whorls to eat and run »

December 19, 2016

Cites Study by Manu Prakash on starfish larva and their "feed-versus-speed mechanism."

By Tom Abate,

Stanford researchers work on methods for monitoring of DNA in wastewater »

December 19, 2016

Study by Craig Criddle, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, cited

By Mo Hong'e, ECNS

Stanford researchers work on methods for monitoring of DNA in wastewater »

December 19, 2016

Research cited by Craig Criddle looking into how wastewater could be key to improving public health

By Xinhua, Global Times

Cattle and Other Ruminants Blamed for Methane Surge  »

December 17, 2016

Co author of study by Robert Jackson cited on the rising methane levels and where they stem from

By Lorelai Zelmerlow, CDA News

Methane Gas On The Rise, Highlights Human-Driven Sources Of Greenhouse Gas Emission »

December 16, 2016

Robert Jackson's study cites argriculture as one of the biggest contributors to methane emissions

By Kalyan Kumar, Tech Times

DNA in wastewater could provide clues to help community health, Stanford researchers say »

December 16, 2016

Craig Criddle's study to detect disease and new pathogens in wastewater could lead a new outlook on public health

By Ula Chrobak, Stanford News

DNA in wastewater could provide clues to help community health, researchers say »

December 16, 2016

Cites study by Craig Criddle on using waste water and creating a more proactive environment for improving public health

By Ula Chrobak,

Agriculture Eyed as Culprit in Global Methane Emissions Spike »

December 16, 2016

Robert Jackson, chair of Stanford University's Earth System Science Department, cited on his study into the rapid rise methane gas what what it means for our environmental future

By Georgina Gustin, Inside Climate News

Globe-warming methane emissions may be canceling gains on carbon dioxide »

December 14, 2016

Cites study co authors by Robert Jackson, a Michelle and Kevin Douglas Provostial Professor and chair of the department of Earth System Science in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.

By Ron Meador, Minn Post

Vanishing: The extinction crisis is far worse than you think »

December 14, 2016

Woods Senior Fellow Paul Ehrlich (Biology) and Jasper Ridge Biological Reserve Executive Director Anthony Barnosky discuss past and present mass extinctions in a year-long story series called “Vanishing."

By John Sutter, CNN

Global Methane Emissions Growing Faster Now: Study »

December 13, 2016

New findings published in Geophysical Research Letters discussed by Rob Jackson.

Economic Times of India

DNA in wastewater could provide clues to help community health »

December 13, 2016

Craig Criddle's study into wastewater and how its finding could be "a sentinel for public health."

Science Blog

Trump's Election Leaves Scientists In A Climate Of Uncertainty »

December 13, 2016

NPR speaks with Rob Jackson at the AGU's Fall Meeting about what the election means for the science community.

By Christopher Joyce, NPR

Methane Surge Worries Scientists »

December 13, 2016

Cited study by Robert Jackson into the rise of methane gas and how this rapid rise is cause for concern

By Kenny Walter, Ran D Magazine

Global Methane Surge Threatens Efforts to Curb Climate Change »

December 13, 2016

Study by Robert Jackson cited

By Jaimee Bruce, Nature World News

Global Methane Levels Growing Faster To "worst-case Scenario": Study »

December 13, 2016

Cites reports co-authored by Woods Senior Fellow Rob Jackson on the rise of methane gas and the causes to climate change

By RTT Staff Writer, RTT News