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firefighters do prescribed burning in forest
September 22, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Ironically, after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire season ever – in 2018 – insurance companies stopped providing coverage for one... Read More
wildfire in hills above a city
September 22, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Stanford researchers have developed an AI model for predicting dangerous particle pollution to help track the American West’s rapidly worsening... Read More
flooded street
September 19, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
(See video and recap from related September 21 webinar here.) Storms exacerbate inequalities. Increasingly frequent hurricanes and intense... Read More
floating iceberg
September 19, 2022 | Stanford Engineering
In this episode of Stanford Engineering’s The Future of Everything, Stanford radio glaciologist Dustin (Dusty) Schroeder explains how this technique... Read More
graphic of Earth
September 19, 2022 | Stanford HAI
Panelists in the Advancing Technology for a Sustainable Planet workshop detailed AI’s energy and regulatory challenges.
An iceberg near the Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
September 14, 2022 | Stanford Earth Matters
Across Antarctica, some parts of the base of the ice sheet are frozen, while others are thawed. Scientists show that if some currently frozen areas... Read More
September 13, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
A new Stanford University-led study in Costa Rica reveals that restoring relatively narrow strips of riverfront forests could substantially improve... Read More
Anderson Jean
September 12, 2022 | Stanford News Service
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Stanford’s top environmental prize, which recognizes unsung global sustainability heroes around the world.
September 7, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
The Tule River Reservation in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains may not look much like the flat farmlands of Lowndes County,... Read More