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News & Media: Stanford Wildfire Research

A road cuts through a smoky forest with burned trees on one side and unburned trees on the other.
October 5, 2021 | Various News Outlets
Noah Diffenbaugh, Mary Prunicki, Michael Wara, and several other Woods fellows discuss concerns, solutions, and impacts surrounding this year's... Read More
September 3, 2021 | Stanford Magazine
Stanford faculty are blazing paths in fire control and prevention to help us live in a changed climate.
September 1, 2021 | Stanford News Service
Fighting fire after fire in ever-growing wildfire seasons, CAL FIRE is in search of innovative prevention and response strategies. Stanford students... Read More
September 1, 2021 | Stanford Law
Buzz Thompson joins Stanford Legal for a radio interview on the state of California's current wildifre season and its implications for the future.
August 30, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Interviews with Northern California residents reveal that social norms and social support are essential for understanding protective health behaviors... Read More
August 23, 2021 | Stanford News Service
Smoke from wildfires may have contributed to thousands of additional premature births in California between 2007 and 2012. The findings underscore... Read More
August 8, 2021 | Quartz
Noah Diffenbaugh comments on the link between wildfire and drought in California.
August 4, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Wildfire-weary Californians may be wondering whether their state – the world’s fifth largest economy – is destined for an ever-intensifying cycle of... Read More
July 27, 2021 | Smithsonian Magazine
Mary Prunicki is quoted on how wildfires have become a national public health problem.