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Today, more than 1 billion people have inadequate access to energy, water and food. As the world population continues to grow to over 9 billion this century, demand for these resources will increase.

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School News

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Symposium convenes 130 thought leaders from 12 countries to discuss solutions to energy poverty in developing economies.

Graham has developed seminal research in the field of sedimentation and tectonics and has mentored generations of graduate students. 

Dustin Schroeder speaks onstage at TEDxStanford

Schroeder discussed his cutting-edge research that uses radar technology to understand how rapidly changing ice sheets contribute to sea level rise.

In The News

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Climate Central

Article cites new Science study by Stanford Earth reseachers Chris Field and Katharine Mach, who say the best approach to the climate crisis is to develop carbon removal technology and cut today's emissions.

Workers at a solar station in the Mojave Desert attach a robot to clean panels.
Huffington Post

Huffington Post blog references climate benefits perspective framed by Stanford Earth's Rob Jackson.

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Seismological Society of America

Annemarie Baltay, Geophysics MS '09, PhD '11, was chosen for her work in ground motion prediction and tangible contributions to increased seismic safety.