Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Past Media Coverage: 2018

Breastfeeding row: Trump says poor mothers need milk formula, but experts don’t swallow it »

July 10, 2018

Dr Michele Barry discusses comments on breastfeeding made by President Trump.

South China Morning Post

Go deeper: "Human fingerprint" on California's blistering heat wave »

July 9, 2018

Noah Diffenbaugh's study on climate change and severe weather events is mentioned.

By Andrew Freedman, Axios

Trumps weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula »

July 9, 2018

Dr. Michele Barry discusses the necessity of breastfeeding in environments where malnutrition and poverty play a role.

By AFP, Daily Mail

We’ve failed to secure our coasts — we must build resilience before it’s too late »

June 27, 2018

Katharine Mach discusses being better prepared nationally for more extreme weather events.

By Katharine Mach, The Hill

How Increasingly Severe El Ninos Are Threatening Tropical Forests Around The World »

June 26, 2018

Anders Ahlström discusses how climate change extreme weather events can give us a glimpse into how rain forests will look in the future.

By Claire Salisbury, Pacific Standard

Mussels showing up positive for opioids »

June 26, 2018

Richard Luthy co-author's study looking into the mussel and their filtration of water.


This one issue could make splitting California into three states virtually impossible »

June 25, 2018

Barton Thompson discusses the issue of splitting California into three state from a water issue standpoint and how "there's no easy way of doing it."

By Sharon Okada, The Sacramento Bee

Could El Niño and climate change spell the end for tropical forests? »

June 25, 2018

Anders Ahlström discusses the possible future of tropical forests and how climate change will play a roll.

By Claire Salisbury, Mongabay

Dry wells, sinking land and fears of a global food crisis »

June 25, 2018

Tara Moran comments on the use of groundwater.

By Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E News

In the Southwest, ‘drought’ doesn’t tell the whole story »

June 22, 2018

Newsha Ajami and Patricia Gonzales discuss the need to change the public's perception of water and water management in the wake of hotter and drier temperatures leading to more fires.

By Emily Benson, High Country News

Rural pregnant women in Bangladesh exposed to lead poisoning »

June 22, 2018

Study by Stephen Luby is mentioned.

By Manzur H Maswood, New Age Bangladesh

A New Study Found That The Oil Industry Is Leaking A Whole Lot Of Methane Gas »

June 21, 2018

Rob Jackson comments on the underestimating effects of natural gas.

By Zahra Hirji, Buzz Feed News

Natural gas could warm the planet as much as coal in the short term »

June 21, 2018

Rob Jackson comments on a new study looking into the how "clean" natural gas really is.

By Warren Cornwall, Science Mag

A vote for three Californias is a vote for endless water wars »

June 21, 2018

Barton Thompson discusses the water principles behind the upcoming proposal to split California into three separate states.

By Barton H. Thompson, Matt Kline and Heather Welles, The Los Angeles Times

A deep dive into groundwater, desalination »

June 20, 2018

Rosemary Knight is quoted on a new way of looking at groundwater.

By Keith Van Der Maaten, Capitol Weekly

Hundreds of great white sharks are congregating in the Pacific and researchers don’t know why »

June 20, 2018

Scientists like Barbara Block try to figure out why great white sharks are all migrating to what's known as the White Shark Cafe.

By Corinne Purtill, Quartz

Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom »

June 18, 2018

Robert Jackson comments on new study.

By Michael Rubinkam, WDTN

Sea Level Rise Threatens Billions in Coastal Real Estate by 2045, Study Says »

June 18, 2018

Deborah Sivas comments on a new study looking into climate change-driven sea level rise that could threaten some home across the U.S.

By Jennifer Dorroh, Climate Liability News

Toxic Trap: Groundwater Overpumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer »

June 14, 2018

Study by Rosemary Knight is mentioned.

By Tara Lohan, Water Deeply

Climate change is moving fish around faster than laws can handle, study says »

June 14, 2018

Angee Doerr from the Center for Oceans Solutions is mentioned

By Kate Furby, The Washington Post