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A Bedouin man prays in arid eastern Jordan.
August 30, 2017
A new analysis of drought in Jordan – one of the world’s most water-poor countries – suggests that without alternate water sources, better land use... Read More
computer-generated image of flowers over Stanford campus scene
August 24, 2017
Artist Tamiko Thiel ‘79 has brought her augmented reality installation, entitled Gardens of the Anthropocene, to Stanford. You can now follow these... Read More
map of world
August 23, 2017
A rapid transition away from fossil fuels is the only way to achieve the historic Paris agreement's most ambitious goal of limiting global... Read More
Forest in Northern California
August 14, 2017
You can’t grow money on trees, but you can earn money for letting trees grow. Or at least you can through a pioneering California program that allows... Read More
low water level in lake
August 7, 2017
The American West has always been a region of water extremes – from droughts that parch the landscape one year to extreme wet weather and flooding... Read More
August 4, 2017
The federal government reports that 40 states expect water shortages by 2024 and water worries already plague some cities across the United States.... Read More
washed out road
August 1, 2017
California, the seventh largest economy in the world, is a worldwide leader in climate change adaptation. The state continues to innovate in this... Read More
Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
Cutting through the ocean like a jet through the sky, giant bluefin tuna are built for performance, endurance and speed. Just as the fastest planes... Read More
wind turbines
July 19, 2017
What do bird flight mechanics and renewable energy technology have to do with each other? By combining ongoing Stanford research on both, researchers... Read More