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vertical wind turbine in Alaska
Nov 17 2017
With global carbon emissions on the rise, wind power continues to be an attractive option for states and countries looking to limit fossil fuel use... Read More
Traffic passes through polluted air in Ningbo, China.
Nov 13 2017
Policymakers at this week’s international climate negotiations in Germany meet amid sobering news that gives their work new urgency. After three... Read More
Fish in the waters of Palmyra Atoll
Nov 9 2017
The Trump administration is considering rolling back federal protections for a number of national monuments. While most are on land and relatively... Read More
Nov 7 2017
The Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 brought the world together on a set of goals for the planet's future that includes keeping warming below 2... Read More
researchers working with CT scanner
Nov 6 2017
Of the approximately two dozen medical CT scanners scattered throughout Stanford’s main campus and medical centers, two can be found nestled in... Read More
Hal Mooney
Nov 2 2017
Stanford ecologist Hal Mooney was 18-years-old and taking a break from working as a “mess boy” aboard a Norwegian cargo ship when inspiration struck... Read More
A coral reef outside of Aitutaki, Cook Islands.
Nov 1 2017
Cool-water corals can adapt to a slightly warmer ocean, but only if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. That’s according to a new study of... Read More
hand holding cell phone amid mosquitoes
Oct 31 2017
It’s a sound that can keep even the weariest among us from falling asleep: the high-pitched whine of a mosquito. This irritating buzz already makes... Read More
A child sorts through plastic trash in Nicaragua.
Oct 25 2017
Plastics are a modern miracle, efficiently and effectively supporting almost all aspects of modern life. Your car or bus or bike, your electronics,... Read More