In the News

Bloomberg —

Up to 20 percent of groundwater wells are in danger of running dry

Article quotes David Freyberg, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, commenting on a study that suggests stowing away floodwater in California might be a way to recharge groundwater.

New Yorker —

The day the San Francisco sky turned orange

Article quotes Chris Field, professor of biology and of Earth system science, director of the Woods Institute for the Environment and senior fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, describing the view on Sept. 9, 2020, when wildfire smoke mixed with the Bay Area fog.

The Hill —

Climate adaptation: The gaping hole in American environmental policy

Opinion piece co-written by Chris Field, professor of biology and of Earth system science, director of the Woods Institute for the Environment and a senior fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, arguing it's time for a comprehensive environmental blueprint for a safer future.

The Atlantic —

You’re gonna miss Zoom when it’s gone

Article quotes Nicholas Bloom, professor of economics and senior fellow at SIEPR, arguing Americans are getting used to working from home and want to keep it up post-pandemic.

New York Times —

Zoom burnout is real, and it’s worse for women

Article quotes Jeremy Bailenson, professor of communication and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, commenting on why video meetings keep stress levels high.