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smokestacks and wind turbines
December 5, 2018 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
woman in VR goggles
November 30, 2018
Utter the words “ocean acidification” in mixed company, and you’ll probably get blank stares. Although climate change has grown steadily in the... Read More
U.S. Capitol
November 8, 2018
The recent midterm elections could have far-reaching implications for the direction of federal- and state-level environment and energy policy. Chris... Read More
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
November 5, 2018
No one had reported seeing the strange creature – a cross between a bear and a monkey – since before the Great Depression. Then, this past summer, an... Read More
glacier
October 15, 2018
Stanford scientists have revealed the presence of water stored within a glacier in Greenland, where the rapidly changing ice sheet is a major... Read More
solar panels
October 4, 2018
The global transition to low-carbon economies is dramatically transforming the investment landscape, especially in the enormous sectors of energy,... Read More
October 2, 2018
As Hurricane Florence ground its way through North Carolina, it released what might politely be called an excrement storm. Massive hog farm manure... Read More
illustration
October 1, 2018
As environmental challenges become increasingly complex, the need for broadly focused approaches grows. That calls for an entirely new community to... Read More
bat
September 26, 2018
Each sunrise in Las Cruces, Costa Rica, River Ingersoll’s field team trekked into the jungle to put the finishing touches on nearly invisible nets. A... Read More

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