Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


Jordan facing dire predictions for water »

October 31, 2017

Steven Gorelick comments on Jordan's water crisis.

The Standard

Coverage: Jordan Faces More Frequent Long and Severe Droughts »

August 30, 2017

Jordan is among the world’s most water-poor nations, and a new, comprehensive analysis of regional drought and land-use changes in upstream Syria suggests the conditions could get significantly wor

Newsweek, Reuters, Geographical, The Christian Science Monitor, Carbon Brief

How the Syrian refugee crisis affected land use and shared transboundary freshwater resources »

February 13, 2017

Global Freshwater Initiative researchers discuss their investigation of the relationship among civil conflict, land use and water consumption.

By Steven Gorelick, Marc Muller and Jim Yoon, Brookings Institution

Is Freshwater Supply More Dependent on Good Governance Than Geography? »

October 23, 2015

Discusses findings of study co-authored by Woods Senior Fellows Steven Gorelick (Earth System Science), Barton Thompson (Law) and Scott Fendorf (Earth System Science)

Can Coal Ever Be Clean? »

April 1, 2014

Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Steve Gorelick and affiliated Professors Sally Benson and Mark Zoback on risks of carbon storage

By Michelle Nijhuis, National Geographic

Desal Affects Fishermen »

July 1, 2013

Discusses water infrastructure study that received support from the Stanford Woods Institute's Environmental Venture Projects program

By Pramila Krishnan, Deccan Chronicle