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March 29, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: April 2021
Prolonged and potentially destabilizing water shortages will become commonplace in Jordan by 2100, new research finds, unless the nation implements... Read More
March 26, 2021 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Issue: April 2021
Led by atmospheric scientist Aditi Sheshadri, the research aims to leverage Loon balloon data, high-resolution simulations, and data-informed methods... Read More
March 25, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
Perhaps the best hope for slowing climate change – capturing and storing carbon dioxide emissions underground – has remained elusive due in part to... Read More
March 24, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
Despite aquaculture’s potential to feed a growing world population while relieving pressure on badly depleted oceans, the industry has been plagued... Read More
March 23, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: April 2021
The Biden administration’s ambitious plans for environmental progress face complex obstacles. The findings, expertise and policy experience of... Read More
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March 22, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic erupted in 2020, Stanford’s environmental researchers got immediately to work on new testing methods using wastewater,... Read More
March 19, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2021
As the U.S. Congress moves to prioritize climate change-related issues, unbiased scientific insight is in high demand. The U.S. House of... Read More
March 8, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2021
The perils of machine learning – using computers to identify and analyze data patterns, such as in facial recognition software – have made headlines... Read More
March 8, 2021 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: March 2021
Investigating the carbon sequestration potential of habitats along the California coast and details pathways incorporating carbon-capturing habitats... Read More

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