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Wildfire burns at night on a hillside
September 22, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Engineers at Stanford have used X-ray CT scans, more common in hospital labs, to study how wood catches fire. They’ve now turned that knowledge into... Read More
September 15, 2020 | eLife
New model suggests climate change may increase the areas in the US with optimal temperatures for West Nile virus transmission.
September 10, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From... Read More
September 9, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have had massive ramifications on ecosystems and the atmosphere, businesses and social norms, explained  Chris... Read More
A man in emergency gear and a dog comb over rubble
September 4, 2020 | Resources for the Future
A new survey conducted by Jon Krosnick and Bo MacInnis reveals how Americans feel about adaptation and prevention policies to combat wildfires and... Read More
September 2, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
A better understanding of how gravity waves in the upper atmosphere interact with the jet stream, polar vortex and other phenomena could be key to... Read More
dry farmland in California's San Joaquin Valley
August 31, 2020 | Stanford Water in the West
As California works to sustainably manage groundwater resources, new research identifies how scientifically informed coordination between... Read More
August 27, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Unusual lightning strikes sparked the massive wildfires burning across California. Stanford climate and wildfire experts discuss extreme weather’s... Read More
Man looks back at his house while wildfire burns in the distance
August 27, 2020 | Stanford Law School
Deborah Sivas discusses the effects of climate on fires and policy changes that might lessen their danger.