In the Media

Ithaca Community has Mixed Reactions to Biden’s Projected Win

November 10th, 2020

by Alexis Manore, Ashley Stalnecker, Mikayla Rovenolt

“The people who are hurt first and worst by the climate crisis, who are hurt most by the toxic exposures from oil and gas extraction, are not at the political table… We cannot unfrack our nation without unsuppressing the vote.” Dr. Steingraber is quoted in The Ithacan‘s coverage of the city’s Every Vote Counts rally. Read the article

In Ithaca, A Call To Action By Biden Supporters

November 8th, 2020

by Celia Clark

“The people who are hurt first and worst by the climate crisis, who are hurt most by toxic exposures to oil and gas extraction are not at the political table. Turning over that table is the work of climate justice.” Dr. Steingraber was quoted in WSKG coverage of the Ithaca, New York rally in support of a complete vote count and peaceful transition. Read the article

Hundreds of People Meet In Ithaca, Celebrating Democracy At Work

November 7th, 2020

by Lexie Cutmore

“‘Our ability to maintain the literal geological bedrock of our nation and our ability to stop blowing it up to extract oil and gas is intimately related to our ability to maintain the democratic bedrock of our politics,’ said Sandra Steingraber, speaker and a Biology Professor at Ithaca College.'” WENY News covered Ithaca, New York’s rally to protect democracy and the vote count. Read the article

Inside Jane Fonda’s First Fire Drill Fridays Arrest

September 8th, 2020

by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda recalls her protest, arrest, and time in a Washington, DC jail cell with Dr. Steingraber, “the poetic biologist,” in a Marie Claire excerpt from her new book, “What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action,” published today. Read the article

Coalition Urges Everyone to Join Movement Supporting Sanders to Secure a ‘Feminist Future’

March 8th, 2020

by Jessica Corbett

“Some vocal backers of Sanders are among the statement’s signatories, such as author and activist Naomi Klein, Sunrise Movement executive director Varshini Prakash, Missouri congressional candidate Cori Bush, and feminist icon Eve Ensler. Other signatories include Princeton University professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich, May Boeve of 350.org, environmentalist Winona LaDuke, and biologist Sandra Steingraber.” Dr. Steingraber was among the original signers of a collective feminist statement in support of Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential candidacy. Read the article

Support for Worldwide Fracking Ban

March 5th, 2020

by Marianne Brooker

“Dr. Sandra Steingraber, from Concerned Health Professionals of New York, together with Dr. Ned Ketyer, from Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania, said… “The scientific evidence shows that women, industry workers, communities of color, and the poor are especially vulnerable to environmental injustices and harm to health and safety from fracking.” Steingraber and colleagues met with Satya Tripathi, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office at UN Environment. Read the article

Sandra Steingraber, Elisha Cooper

January 5th, 2020

by Jon Bowermaster

“Checking in with biologist/poet/activist Sandra Steingraber on subjects ranging from the future of fracking to her recent arrests with Jane Fonda…” Radio Kingston interviews Dr. Steingraber. Listen here

Energy & Environment Power 50

December 22nd, 2019

by Alexander C. Kaufman

“An ecologist and researcher, Sandra Steingraber emerged as the intellectual godmother of New York’s anti-fracking movement in the mid-2010s.” Dr. Steingraber is noted in City & State New York as one of “50 key players in shaping New York energy policy.” Read the article

Orion’s 25 Most-Read Articles of the Decade

December 19th, 2019

by Orion Staff

“Fifty years ago a book changed the way we think about nature—or did it?” Dr. Steingraber’s essay, “The Fracking of Rachel Carson” was listed among Orion Magazine’s most-read articles of the past decade. Read the list

Climate Change and Sports is Topic of Ithaca College Talk

November 12th, 2019

by Dave Maley

“Steingraber’s presentation will examine how exposure to air pollution from fossil fuel combustion affects lung development and athletic performance in youth athletes; the rising incidence of heat stroke in outdoor sports, such as long-distance running; the leadership role that surfers, skiers and snowboarders are playing in the fight for a renewable energy future; and the ways in which sports psychology can serve as a useful tool in overcoming fear and anxiety about climate change.” IC News describes Dr. Steingraber’s 2019 all-campus lecture at Ithaca College. Read the article