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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
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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
a road winds through a forest
July 8, 2020 | TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy
A spotlight on LaderaTech, a company co-founded by Eric Appel and his brother-in-law, Jesse Acosta that is focused on wildfire prevention.
June 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Stanford marine biologists, anthropologists, bioengineers, doctors, psychologists, economists, linguistic experts and others soon will collaborate on... Read More
June 30, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Growing evidence points to a link between air pollution and increased vulnerability to COVID-19. At the same time, the U.S. Environmental Protection... Read More
Man walking in a sandstorm
June 29, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Dust sweeping across the Southeast U.S. in recent days warns of a growing risk to infants and children in many parts of the world. A Stanford-led... Read More
June 24, 2020 | Program on Water, Health & Development
An NGO and local governments grapple with the long-term implications of meeting emergency water supply needs during COVID-19.
June 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Campaigns to plant huge numbers of trees could backfire, according to a new study that is the first to rigorously analyze the potential effects of... Read More