Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Past Media Coverage: 2018

Workshop explores intertwined future of food production, water, and climate »

May 11, 2018

David Lobell discusses the connections and misconceptions of climate change and agriculture.

By David L. Chandler, MIT News

Water Crisis in the West »

May 11, 2018

Buzz Thompson is quoted on the water issues in the West.

By Rachel Kaufman, CQ Researcher

The scientist still fighting for the clean fuel the world forgot »

May 10, 2018

Chris Field is quoted on Jay Keasling and biofuels.

By James Temple, MIT Technology Review

San Jose water agency approves up to $650 million for Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels project »

May 8, 2018

Barton Thompson comments on Jerry Brown's Delta tunnel project and how "it's not a done deal."

By Paul Rogers, Mercury News

California Considers Charge on Utility Bills to Create Safe Water Fund »

May 8, 2018

Newsha Ajami makes comparisons to the water and energy sectors in relation to a new bill in California looking to raise funding for water treatment.

By Tess Townsend, News Deeply

More With Less: American Electricity Use Is Down, Even as the Economy Improves »

May 8, 2018

Michael Wara quoted on energy use in America.

By Erin Mundahl, Inside Sources

Climate change ruining California’s environment, report warns »

May 8, 2018

Christopher Field comments on a new report by the EPA in carbon emissions and the importance of limiting "the amount of climate change that occurs as much as possible."

By Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle

Switching To Renewables Will Save Millions Of American Lives »

May 7, 2018

Research by Mark Jacobson is mentioned.

By Deb Haaland, Huffington Post

California Defends More Than Climate With EPA Lawsuit »

May 1, 2018

Deborah Sivas comments on California's attempt to fight back the Trump administration's plan to roll back vehicle emissions standards.

By Alan Neuhauser, U.S. News

Carbon capture could pay off for biofuel plants »

April 25, 2018

Katharine Mach discusses negative emissions at biorefineries.

By Devon Ryan, Fururity

Conservation Partnerships with Water Utilities »

April 24, 2018

Natural Capital Project is mentioned.

By Eve Boyce and Marcy Lyman, Conservation Finance Network

Martins Beach: Supreme Court moves closer to taking case over billionaire Vinod Khosla’s attempt to block public access »

April 24, 2018

Barton Thompson comments on the potential of an appeal by the Supreme Court in the Vinod Khosla case.

By Paul Rogers, Santa Cruz Sentinel

The world needs to store billions of tons of carbon. It could start in a surprising place. »

April 23, 2018

A new study co-authored by Katharine Mach hopes to shed new light on carbon capture and storage.

By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post

Innovative Methodology of Using Water Microdroplets to Produce Gold Nanoparticles »

April 23, 2018

A new study lead by Richard Zare is mentioned that has inadvertently created a "new methodology for producing gold nanoparticles and nanowires with the help of water droplets."


A Voyage Along Trump’s Wall »

April 23, 2018

Rio Grande canoe trip organized by Stanford researcher Dan Reicher, reveals how border wall would change life and landscape.

By Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker

‘Sea Monkeys’ show how tiny critters churn ocean »

April 20, 2018

John Dabiri comments on his study with zooplankton and climate change.

By Amy Adams, Futurity

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation awards $1.9 million grant to tackle global water and sanitation challenges »

April 20, 2018

Chris Field comments on the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation grant.

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Cars Threaten Climate Goals in Blue States »

April 17, 2018

Michael Wara discusses the reality of the transportation sector and meeting climate goals.

By Benjamin Storrow, Scientific America

Jeff Goodell: The Water Will Come »

April 16, 2018

Katharine Mach is mentioned.

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