August 2009
CLIMATE AND ENERGY
Reducing Greenhouse Gas by Exploiting Natural Gas
Sequestering CO2 in coal beds and gas shales could provide a cleaner energy source and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Senior Fellow Mark Jacobson Comments on Electric Cars
Woods-Funded Project Brings Solar Power to Tanzania
FRESHWATER
Water, Health, and Development Workshop Held in Tanzania
In July, the Woods Institute hosted a two-day Water, Health, and Development Workshop in Tanzania with participants from Africa, Europe, and the U.S.
LAND USE AND CONSERVATION
Big Plans for a Little Butterfly
A team of Stanford researchers wants to reintroduce the Bay checkerspot butterfly to the hills above campus. The research is supported a Woods Institute Environmental Venture Projects grant.
Study By Fellow James H. Jones Finds that Chimps Can Get AIDS-Like Illness
PEOPLE
Senior Fellow Gretchen Daily Wins Cosmos Prize for Finding New Ways to Save Diversity
Senior Fellow Ray Levitt Appointed to California Infrastructure Commission
EVENTS
Environmental Venture Projects Forum: October 7, 1-6pm, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Fifth Anniversary Symposium: October 21, 2-5:30pm, Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 200