In the Media

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

Jane Fonda Arrested While Launching #FireDrillFriday Civil Disobedience Campaign to Demand Climate Action

October 11th, 2019

by Jessica Corbett

“Along with [Jane] Fonda, speakers at Friday’s launch event preceding the civil disobedience included Keya Chatterjee, executive director of U.S. Climate Action Network; high school senior and climate striker Jerome Foster; author and activist Naomi Klein; Annie Leonard, executive director of Greenpeace USA; biologist and author Sandra Steingraber…” CommonDreams covers the launch of “Fire Drill Fridays,” where Dr. Steingraber spoke and then was arrested for peaceful protest on the U.S. Capitol steps. Read the article

Discussing Bodily Changes with Young Women

October 10th, 2019

by Bronx Times Reporter

“Sandra Steingraber, a medical researcher who has done groundbreaking work on the links between environmental health contaminants and cancer, says puberty also may be tied to environmental changes, namely exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals.” The Bronx Times writes about early puberty. Read the article

Author on Cancer’s Link to Environment Speaks at SUNY Adirondack

October 8th, 2019

by Wendy Liberatore

The Albany Times Union‘s “Saratoga Blog’ outlines Dr. Steingraber’s upcoming appearance in the Adirondack region. Read the article