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September 20, 2019
In advance of the 2019 United Nations Climate Summit in New York City Sept. 23, an international group of experts, including Stanford Earth system... Read More
September 18, 2019 | The Bill Lane Center for the American West
President Trump's decision to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emission standards is the latest development in a saga that goes... Read More
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September 17, 2019
Some of the world’s largest transnational corporations are changing their business models to acknowledge their impact on climate and biodiversity,... Read More
September 16, 2019 | Natural Capital Project
Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail – ecosystems that provide essential services to people. 
September 10, 2019
This posting, my eighth annual edition, comes again from our mid-sized corn, soybean, and cattle farm in Linn County, Iowa.  My wife and I may not be... Read More
September 10, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Finding natural gas leaks more quickly and at lower cost could reduce methane emissions. Ten promising technologies mounted on drones, trucks and... Read More
September 10, 2019 | Stanford Law School
How a rollback of several key environmental regulations, including fuel efficiency/vehicle pollution standards and energy-efficient light bulbs,... Read More
September 9, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Satellite measurements of soil moisture may offer a promising approach to reducing peatland fires and their widespread, deadly haze in Southeast Asia...
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September 3, 2019
No drug can cure a paradox. That basic truth is at the heart of a new Stanford-led study highlighting how poverty traps make it impossible to... Read More