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February 19, 2019
Issue: February 2019
On February 14, experts met in Washington, D.C. for a panel discussion on the recent evidence showing that carbon dioxide emissions are surging after... Read More
February 15, 2019
Issue: February 2019
Impacts from climate change are not always easy to see. But for many local businesses in coastal communities across the United States, the evidence... Read More
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
February 14, 2019 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: March 2019
Experts explain potential impacts of plan to downsize $17 billion water project.
fish in coral
February 12, 2019 | Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: March 2019
First-of-its-kind study could inform coral reef management.
January 18, 2019 | World Economic Forum
Issue: February 2019
Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Codirector Jim Leape on how to tackle illegal fishing.
oil palm plantings
January 16, 2019
Issue: February 2019
Nearly ubiquitous in products ranging from cookies to cosmetics, palm oil represents a bedeviling double-edged sword. Widespread cultivation of oil... Read More
grassland
January 15, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Issue: February 2019
wetland
December 19, 2018
Moved to action by images of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River on fire in 1972, U.S. legislators passed the Clean Water Act to protect the country’s “navigable... Read More
Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
December 13, 2018
Stanford researchers along with scholars across the country find the evidence for greenhouse gases endangering human health and welfare is even more... Read More

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