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depleted reservoir
September 15, 2017
After the wettest winter on record in 122 years, California’s waterways and reservoirs are finally replenishing to reverse the previous years of... Read More
September 15, 2017
I admire those pictures most that acknowledge our predicament without causing us to lose heart, just as I am most touched by those places where... Read More
Bricks dry outside a kiln in Bangladesh.
September 14, 2017
Stephen Luby’s epiphany came to him 30,000 feet up in the air. The Stanford epidemiologist was flying over India when he realized the view from his... Read More
Houston residents evacuate during Hurricane Harvey.
September 11, 2017
The severity of two record-setting hurricanes hitting the nation’s coasts in less than two weeks is shining a spotlight on the importance of climate... Read More
rescuer in boat in Houston flooding
September 1, 2017
(See list of Stanford experts available to discuss impacts of Hurricane Harvey.) Houston, the fourth largest city in the nation with an economy the... Read More
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