Michael Wara comments on the need for more funding for Cal Fire wildfire prevention projects in addition to environmental regulation as California's wildfire season begins.
The New York Times quotes Michael Wara on the issue of insuring contracting companies responsible for trimming trees near wildfire hazards.
Since 2004, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment seed grants have played a vital role in realizing Stanfords vision of a vibrant interdisciplinary academy that can generate solutions to the most pressing environmental problems of our time. The Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) and the Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP) have a strong track record of kick-starting high-risk, high-reward interdisciplinary research. The reach of these programs is broad: the Institute has granted more than $15 million to 103 research teams spanning all seven of Stanfords schools and 34 of its departments. These projects have touched more than 29 countries around the globe.
How a rollback of several key environmental regulations, including fuel efficiency/vehicle pollution standards and energy-efficient light bulbs, might impact climate change.