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December 3, 2019
Issue: December 2019 - January 2020
The runaway train that is climate change is about to blow past another milestone: global fossil-fuel carbon dioxide emissions will reach yet another... Read More
November 14, 2019
Issue: November 2019
If you like to walk in the woods, raft a river, dig in a garden or look at butterflies, you could become an agent of change.Science and policy may... Read More
November 1, 2019
Issue: November 2019
Despite statewide devastation from wildfires, a new poll conducted by the Bill Lane Center for the American West shows Californians are still... Read More
October 17, 2019
Issue: November 2019
Late last month, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $100 million research grant to the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) to lead... Read More
October 14, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Issue: November 2019
Woods-funded research shows how the ways climate scientists explain their predictions about the impact of global warming can either promote or limit... Read More
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October 10, 2019 | Natural Capital Project
Issue: October 2019
Study shows where nature contributes the most to people and how many people may be affected by future changes.
September 30, 2019
Issue: October 2019
A preventive treatment developed by Stanford researchers could greatly reduce the incidence and severity of wildfires. The approach, outlined Sept.... Read More
September 26, 2019
Issue: October 2019
On Sept. 26, the most powerful tool for protecting animals and plants in the U.S. will lose some teeth. That’s when new rules will alter the... Read More
September 24, 2019
Issue: October 2019
It’s billed as a health booster and healing agent, but it may be the source of cognitive defects and other severe ailments. A new Stanford-led study ... Read More