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David Lobell, PhD

FSE Associate Director; Associate Professor Environmental Earth System Science

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The following is a collection of news items with mention of David Lobell found on various external websites using an automated process:

May 14th, 2012

Stanford researchers question whether biofuel is the answer to U.S. energy independence

Mention of David Lobell via Peninsula Press

David Lobell, who studies the interactions between food production, food security, and the environment at Stanford, pointed out, “one of the risks with biofuels is that alternatives don’t get explored ...” Read more »


January 30th, 2012

Research shows climate change may shrink wheat crops

Mention of David Lobell via ABC Online

Professor David Lobell from Stanford University used nine years worth of satellite images to observe when Indian wheat crops turned brown, that is when they stopped growing. He looked at what happened when temperatures exceeded 34 degrees Celsius; ... Read more »


January 29th, 2012

Wheat will age prematurely in a warmer world

Mention of David Lobell via New Scientist

David Lobell of Stanford University in California used nine years of images from the MODIS Earth-observation satellite to track when wheat in this region turned from green to brown, a sign that the grain is no longer growing. Read more »


October 24th, 2011

Crop scientists now fret about heat, not just water

Mention of David Lobell via msnbc.com

For years, as scientists have assembled data on climate change and pointed with concern at melting glaciers and other visible changes in the life-giving water cycle, the impact on seasonal rains and irrigation has worried crop watchers most. But scientists now wonder if a more immediate issue is an unusual rise in day-time and, especially, night-time summer temperatures being seen in crop belts around the world. Read more »


May 11th, 2011

Stanford Scientist Criticizes Fox Distortion Of His Climate Study

Mention of David Lobell via Media Matters for America (blog)

Stanford's David Lobell, one of the authors of the study, explained in an email that he was "disappointed" in both the Fox Nation and Ottawa Citizen coverage, which "do not accurately portray our findings." He added: The study was only focusing on one ... Read more »




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