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People&Planet is our monthly newsletter, sharing Stanford environmental research, people in the news, programs and events. Read recent stories below or browse past issues

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Global heat map
April 1, 2019
We teach our children to treat others as they want to be treated, but what about the world around them? As the dominant force driving ecological... Read More
book cover illustration for New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
March 26, 2019
Rising seas, unprecedented storms and dystopian landscapes are fodder for powerful stories. Beyond entertainment or distraction, could the emerging... Read More
President Alvarado
March 15, 2019
Issue: March 2019
A long-time global leader in conservation, Costa Rica now has bold plans to play the same role for renewable energy. In a speech at Stanford... Read More
wind turbine and trees
February 28, 2019
Issue: March 2019
In the fight to slow climate change, nature is a powerful weapon. In fact, natural climate solutions, such as reducing deforestation and changing... Read More
February 25, 2019
Issue: March 2019
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have announced a partnering agreement worth up to $31... Read More
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.

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