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September 15, 2017
I admire those pictures most that acknowledge our predicament without causing us to lose heart, just as I am most touched by those places where... Read More
Bricks dry outside a kiln in Bangladesh.
September 14, 2017
Brick kilns and their pollution are ubiquitous in South Asia. An interdisciplinary team is combining satellite data and political persuasion to track... Read More
Houston residents evacuate during Hurricane Harvey.
September 11, 2017
Researchers at Stanford show the critical role assessment of climate change and other environmental issues can play in supporting actions and... Read More
rescuer in boat in Houston flooding
September 1, 2017
(See list of Stanford experts available to discuss impacts of Hurricane Harvey.)
A Bedouin man prays in arid eastern Jordan.
August 30, 2017
Jordan is among the world’s most water-poor nations, and a new, comprehensive analysis of regional drought and land-use changes in upstream Syria... Read More
computer-generated image of flowers over Stanford campus scene
August 24, 2017
Artist Tamiko Thiel ‘79 has brought her augmented reality installation, entitled Gardens of the Anthropocene, to Stanford. You can now follow these... Read More
map of world
August 23, 2017
Study creates roadmaps for 139 countries to convert to 100-percent clean, renewable energy for all purposes. If implemented, the roadmaps would... Read More
Forest in Northern California
August 14, 2017
A pioneering California program to sell carbon offsets has surprising environmental benefits – including providing habitat for endangered species –... Read More
low water level in lake
August 7, 2017
The American West has always been a region of water extremes – from droughts that parch the landscape one year to extreme wet weather and flooding... Read More

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