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A close up of a pile of tree logs on a road
July 24, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Q&A with Stanford scientists discussing obstacles for large-scale green initiatives and what it takes for sustainability efforts to deliver... Read More
a black toy swan amongst many white toy swans
July 23, 2020 | Stanford News Service
Researchers combined avalanche physics with ecosystem data to create a computational method for predicting extreme ecological events. The method may... Read More
sunset over an ocean
July 17, 2020 | The Natural Capital Project
NatCap research find a new relationship between humanity and the ocean is required to secure the diverse life support provided by the sea.
A cup fills up with water from a faucet
July 15, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
It didn’t grab headlines, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision last month to back away from regulating a rocket fuel... Read More
people on a boat tag a whale in the ocean
July 15, 2020 | Stanford News Service
With innovative tools and access to some of the most whale-friendly waters in the world, Stanford researchers aim to demystify the lives, biology and... Read More
Many cars on a 5 line freeway
July 14, 2020 | IOP Publishing
A new study finds that in order to mitigate both climate change and air pollution, electric vehicle use needs to increase along with the development... Read More
Visualization of methane around the Earth on a black background
July 14, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the... Read More
woman sitting next to a wall of computers
July 10, 2020 | Stanford School of Engineering
Machine learning generates far more carbon emissions than most people realize. A Stanford team has developed a tool to measure the hidden cost.
A light blue bloom of phytoplankton in the ocean
July 9, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Stanford scientists find the growth of phytoplankton in the Arctic Ocean has increased 57 percent over just two decades, enhancing its ability to... Read More