The Biden administration’s ambitious plans for environmental progress face complex obstacles. The findings, expertise and policy experience of Stanford researchers working across multiple fields could help contribute to sustainable, cost-effective solutions.
The assistant professor of Earth system science will explore how communities are impacted by exposure to extreme climate events over time, with a focus on low-income populations that have historically been disadvantaged by climate hazards.
Drawing from studies on human behavior and responses to past epidemics and wildfire smoke, researchers outline recommendations for communicating correct mask use and suggest areas for further research.
Inês Azevedo, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Scott Fendorf, Rob Jackson, Simona Onori, and Sally Benson were among the recipients to receive funding for energy research projects based on ideas for building a sustainable, affordable, and secure energy future.
Stanford's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and Jon Krosnick discuss how scholarly research about risk perception can help decisionmakers understand how individuals respond to catastrophic events and implement more effective policies.
The Stanford Impact Labs accelerator is advancing a collaboration to help Bay Area residents that will be disproportionally impacted by the effects of climate change. The project is led by Jenny Suckale and includes courses taught by Derek Ouyang and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi.
As part an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, even diversity within broad categories such as Asian American, four Stanford Earth members share how their ethnic-cultural backgrounds have informed and impacted their careers.
Negative framing of climate change “can be effective in terms of making people aware of the risk, but it’s not necessarily effective in terms of motivating change,” Gabrielle Wong-Parodi said in a July 31 panel.
The assistant professor of Earth system science has received an early career faculty award to research the physical and mental health consequences of environmental coastal threats in the Gulf of Mexico.
Research co-authored by Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi shows solar panels on school and university rooftops can result in significant energy savings and improve health by reducing pollutants in the air.