Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


Solving The Aging Infrastructure Problem  »

February 7, 2018

A 'living map' created by Newsha Ajami showcasing case studies of successful water financing efforts could help communities

By Alanna Maya, Water World

New state ballot measure would reward people who build rainwater collection systems »

February 1, 2018

Newsha Ajami comments on California's prop 72.

By Paul Rogers, Mercury News

California ballot measure could boost rainwater collection »

February 1, 2018

Newsha Ajami comments on California's Proposition 72.

By Paul Rogers, VC Star

In an age when freshwater supplies are under pressure from a growing human population, the alchemic act of turning seawater into drinking water is enormously appealing. »

January 18, 2018

Newsha Ajami comments on the issue of producing cheaper and safer water for California.

By Alastair Bland, Sacramento News & Review

Governor Brown Announces Appointments »

November 17, 2017

Newsha Ajami is mentioned as reappointed to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board.

By IVN, Imperial Valley News

Californians slashed water use, but we still use more than the US average »

November 13, 2017

Newsha Ajami comments on a new study revealing that Californians use more water than the average US person.

By Emily Guerin, SCPR

Drought News Might Help Cut Water Waste »

November 13, 2017

Mentions study done by Newsha Ajami in media coverage influencing water usage during drought news.

By Christopher Intagliata, Scientific American

When stories about drought spike, people use less water »

November 9, 2017

Mentions study by Newsha Ajami on water usage in connection to media coverage on droughts.


City Visions: Rebuilding the North Bay- a more fire-resilient future »

October 30, 2017

Newsha Ajami discusses "rebuilding sustainable, fire-resilient communities in the North Bay."

By City Visions, KALW

How words helped save water in parched California »

October 27, 2017

Research by hydrologist Newsha Ajami shows us that news and media coverage of California's historic drought may be the key

By Karen Kaplan, VC Star

More ink, less water: News coverage of the drought prompted Californians to conserve, study suggests »

October 27, 2017

A recent study by Newsha Ajami shows us that as media coverage of California's 5 year drought rose, household water consump

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times

Researchers find link between media attention to drought and household water savings »

October 26, 2017

Hydrologist Newsha Ajami conducts research diving into water consumption and media coverage of California drought.

By Victoria Stein, PHYS

Stanford Researchers Find Link Between Media Coverage, Household Water Savings During Calif. Drought »

October 26, 2017

A new study by Newsha Ajami reveals a link between media coverage of droughts to water conservation of the general public i

By Victoria Stein, Water World

Stanford researchers find link between media coverage, household water savings during Calif. drought  »

October 26, 2017

Newsha Ajami discusses her recent study on the link between media coverage and water consumption during the 5 year drought

Water World

A flood of drought news can reduce water use »

October 25, 2017

A study by Newsha Ajami showcases the effect that the media had on water consumption during California's most recent 5 year

By Emily Benson, High Country News

Harvey, Irma and the mounting costs of climate-enhanced weather events »

September 6, 2017

Noah Diffenbaugh and Newsha Ajami discuss the

By Paul Huttner, MPR News

Coverage: Stanford Experts comment on Hurricane Harvey and its Impacts. »

September 1, 2017

Stanford experts comment on how climate change and infrastructure planning contribute to the severity of impacts from extreme weather events like Hurricane Harvey.

MPR News, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Chicago Tribune

How Long Will It Take Houston's Floodwaters to Drain? »

September 1, 2017

Richard Luthy and Newsha Ajami discuss the after

By Laura Geggel, Live Science

Commentary: Desalination will not solve California’s water woes »

June 1, 2017

Op-ed by Water in the West researchers Leon Szeptycki and Newsha Ajami.

By Leon Szeptycki and Newsha Ajami, Mercury News

"Living Map" created for financing water projects in U.S. »

April 24, 2017

Discusses Water in the West project, and quote Newsha Ajami on the need for new ideas and solutions for aging infrastructure.