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February 8, 2018
Stanford engineers propose three separate ways to avoid blackouts if the world transitions all its energy to electricity or direct heat and provides... Read More
Cape Town, South Africa
February 7, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa—a modern city of nearly 4 million residents—is on the brink of running out of water. Law expert Buzz Thompson (who has spent... Read More
Study data collectors measure a child’s growth in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to assess impact of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions.
January 29, 2018
Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in poor regions of Bangladesh helped overall health but, contrary to expectations, did not improve children’s... Read More
Deforestation in Australia's Toolangi State Forest.
January 29, 2018
Stanford-led synthesis paper reveals strengths and weaknesses of corporate environmental pledges; prescribes solutions to boost effectiveness.
Chris Field
January 25, 2018
Perry L. McCarty Director Chris Field outlines a vision for making interdisciplinary research successful, moving it beyond the boundaries of academia... Read More
California state capitol
January 25, 2018
While the federal government retreats on climate change issues, states are stepping up. California, long a bellwether for progressive environmental... Read More
January 24, 2018
New research proposes a regional and collective management approach to water resources based on realities of supply and demand.
A man collects water from a river in Senegal.
January 24, 2018
New program aims to pioneer cost-effective ecological solutions to disease.
student diving with line
January 24, 2018 | Learning through fieldwork on Pacific coral reefs
Explore coral reefs of Palau with Stanford undergraduates taught by Woods senior fellows.