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August 10, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: July - August 2021
From lake-draining drought in California to bridge-breaking floods in China, extreme weather is wreaking havoc. Preparing for weather extremes in a... Read More
A flooded street with High Water and Road Closed caution signs
July 12, 2021 | Stanford Natural Capital Project
Issue: July - August 2021
By 2100, sea levels are expected to rise by almost seven feet in the Bay Area. New research shows how traditional approaches to combating sea-level... Read More
July 12, 2021 | School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: July - August 2021
Governor Newsom met with scientists and climate change experts including Diffenbaugh to examine how the state can accelerate progress toward climate... Read More
July 1, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: July - August 2021
A key factor in America’s prodigious agricultural output turns out to be something farmers can do little to control: clean air. A new Stanford-led ... Read More
June 8, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
Food sourced from the ocean, rivers and lakes—blue foods—hold enormous potential for transforming the global food system. Thousands of species of... Read More
June 2, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
In the face of a mounting humanitarian crisis at the U.S./Mexico border, the Biden administration has acknowledged climate change among the powerful... Read More
May 24, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: June 2021
Every breath, bite and sip we take is a reminder that no barrier separates humans from the environment. Because so many fundamental parts of our... Read More
May 5, 2021 | Stanford School of Medicine
Issue: May 2021
Women exposed to higher levels of nitrate in drinking water were more likely to deliver very early, according to a study of 1.4 million California... Read More
April 29, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
When President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress, a common thread ran through much of his narrative: resilience. Beyond touting his... Read More

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