Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


How plant-based diets can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent »

February 23, 2018

Rob Jackson comments on the idea of a plant-based diet helping combat greenhouse gas.

By Jennifer Fabiano, AccuWeather

With global emissions rising, the euphoria of the Paris Agreement is colliding with reality »

February 19, 2018

Rob Jackson comments on the goals that the Paris Agreement set out to achieve against the reality of what's happening.

By Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney, Chicago Tribune

It’s the big new idea for stopping climate change — but it has huge environmental problems of its own »

January 22, 2018

Rob Jackson comment on a recent study looking into the negative effects of BECCS.

By Chris Mooney, Washington Post

Coverage: Global carbon emissions on the rise »

November 13, 2017

New report by the Global Carbon Project led by Stanford's Rob Jackson covered by more than 100 outlets including The

Global Warming ‘Costing Taxpayers Billions.’ Here’s How to Fix It. »

October 24, 2017

Mentions study by Rob Jackson.

By Ronnie Cummins, Common Dreams

Stanford Study Reveals Soil has Potential to Slow Global Warming »

October 6, 2017

Robert Jackson co-authors study on the connection soil has to global warming and its effects to slow it down.

AZO Clean Tech

There’s a Climate Bomb Under Your Feet »

October 6, 2017

Robert Jackson's study is mentioned in relation to soil emissions of carbon into the atmosphere

By Eric Roston, Bloomberg

Scientists find that belching cows could solve a key mystery about the atmosphere »

September 29, 2017

Robert Jackson comments on new study into livestock emissions and its effect on the overall picture of global warming.

By Chris Mooney, The Denver Post

The Great Decoupling »

July 31, 2017

Robert Jackson co-authors study on global energy consumption displayed in chart form.

By Rob Jackson, Josep Canadell, Philippe Ciais, Corinne Le Quéré, and Glen Peters, Anthropocene

Researchers call for reducing methane from food production  »

June 20, 2017

Robert Jackson is cited on his study into the rise of methane gas and how "it can do major damage."

Coast Week

Methane Emissions Have Been Surging, And No One Is Quite Sure Why »

June 20, 2017

Research coauthored by Robert Jackson shows how methane levels have rise to an extend which has not been seen in over two

IFL Science

Let’s Change the Conversation from “Climate Change,” to “Shared Benefits” »

May 18, 2017

Mentions Rob Jackson's call to refocus climate change discussion on shared benefits of addressing the issue, such as health, green energy jobs and safety.

By Max Guinn, Huffington Post

Amid calls for review of Colo. wells following explosion, agencies caution against rush to judgment »

April 28, 2017

Rob Jackson discusses investigation into fatal explosion caused by gas leak.

By Jennifer Kovaleski, Blair Miller, ABC (Denver)

Fatal home explosion reignites debate over drilling setbacks, but with a twist »

April 28, 2017

Rob Jackson discusses potential danger of inactive oil and gas wells.

Denver Post

U.S. scientist suggests focusing on shared benefits of addressing climate change »

April 17, 2017

Discusses Rob Jackson's call to refocus public discussion of climate change.

By Zhang Dongmiao, Xinhua

Forget about Climate Change »

April 4, 2017

In Op-ed, Rob Jackson suggests reframing polarized national discussion on climate change.

By Rob Jackson, Scientific American

Can We Slow Global Warming and Still Grow? »

March 27, 2017

Rob Jackson on carbon emissions in the U.S., China and India.

By J. B. MacKinnon, The New Yorker

China's coal use, mould money and Russia's new doping lab »

March 8, 2017

Mentions research by Rob Jackson, et al. estimating that a drop in China’s carbon emissions is linked to a shift away from coal.


Want to Cut Carbon Emissions? Try Growing Cement Bricks with Bacteria »

March 7, 2017

Stanford's Rob Jackson explains why carbon emissions from cement-making are going up and ways to address it.

By Matt Enriches and Nsikan Akpan, PBS Newshour