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September 24, 2020 | Stanford News
Seventeen seed grants have been awarded to faculty pursuing a broad scope of sustainability research as part of the efforts of a Long-Range Vision... Read More
September 24, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Researchers have identified a new type of “landfalling drought” that originates over the ocean before traveling onto land, and which can cause larger... Read More
September 23, 2020 | eLife
Researchers develop a human skin mimic to study mosquito biting in high resolution without using humans as ‘bait’.
September 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Land stewardship alone could provide an estimated 30% of the global cost-effective solution to climate change, Bronson Griscom, senior director for... Read More
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