Thank you for joining the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for a webinar panel discussion on the role of trees and forests in the climate solutions portfolio. An international initiative to prevent deforestation and restore forests has sparked interest in how land use and forestry can be a part of a portfolio of climate solutions. Effective protection and management of forests can help decrease carbon emissions and increase carbon uptake, slowing climate change. But answers to the questions of where, how, and how much can this help are far from clear.
Micahel Wara comments on the transition utility company's will have to make as consumers move towards renewable energy.
Michael Wara quoted in multiple outlets on PG&E's plans to reduce wildfires risks in California, including shutting off power to parts of the state.
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Michael Wara and James Sweeney weigh in on the options for PG&E, inlcuding a possible takeover by the state.
Rob Jackson comments on the move towards new buildings only including electric power hookups and doing away with gas.
Are the buildings that we live and work in stressing us out?
The answer is probably yes, according to Stanford engineer Sarah Billington, PhD, and her colleagues. They also believe this stress is taking a significant toll on our mental and physical health because Americans typically spend almost 90% of their lives indoors.
Research by Craig Criddle and Anja Brandon on finding that mealworms can digest plastics is featured.