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Man looks back at his house while wildfire burns in the distance
August 27, 2020 | Stanford Law School
Deborah Sivas discusses the effects of climate on fires and policy changes that might lessen their danger.
August 26, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
The cloak of wildfire smoke that has descended across huge swaths of Northern California is a visible reminder of air pollution’s health threats. For... Read More
a man stands behind buckets of seafood at a market
August 19, 2020 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
A new paper finds if wild fisheries and mariculture are sustainable managed, they could help meet the rising demand for food in the long term.
August 17, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Like spirits passing between worlds, billions of invisible beings rise to meet the starlight, then descend into darkness at sunrise. Microscopic... Read More
People lined up at a salad bar
August 13, 2020 | Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford GSB researchers use the concept of “dynamic norms” to persuade diners to eat less meat.
August 13, 2020 | Stanford Engineering: The Future of Everything
Iron smelting; a large pot over a high heat fire
August 12, 2020 | Precourt Institute for Energy
Almost all of the world’s energy use involves heat, from making steel to refrigerating food. Deep decarbonization without breakthroughs in thermal... Read More
hand holding a burger and chips in a white box
August 11, 2020 | Stanford Medicine
The meat industry is a significant contributor to global warming and other environmental ills. Among the factors: Cattle and other ruminants, such as... Read More
a yellow diamond shaped sign reads "FLOODED" on a wet street
August 5, 2020 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Researchers have modeled how coastal flooding will impact commutes in the Bay Area over the next 20 years. Regions with sparse road networks will... Read More