In the Media

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

Three Essays to Fear this Halloween

October 31st, 2019

by Orion staff

Dr. Steingraber’s Fall 2017 essay “The Rabies Principle” is one of Orion Magazine’s “Three Essays to Fear this Halloween.” Read the article

Blog: Exhales that Last a Century and Prehistoric Dead Things that Fuel Our Cars

October 29th, 2019

by Gwendolyn Craig

“[T]his entire natural system is disrupted when you add fossil fuels into the mix, Steingraber said Monday during a talk at SUNY Adirondack, sponsored by the college, Crandall Public Library and North Country Climate Reality…. Her vivid and relatable descriptions of earth’s natural systems are a way Steingraber hopes to educate the public about climate change.” Dr. Steingraber’s events in the Adirondack region were covered by a second piece in the Post Star. Read the article

State’s Cancer Study of Warren County Called ‘a Travesty’ at Climate Change Talk

October 28th, 2019

by Gwendolyn Craig

“Sandra Steingraber, an award-winning biologist, author and activist, spoke at SUNY Adirondack, urging local organizations to rise up and make change in their communities when government officials are not listening to the science.” Dr. Steingraber’s day of events in the region was covered in the Glens Falls Post Star. Read the article