We train future leaders in the science and engineering of Earth's energy resources. We combine theory, experiments, and computation to understand and influence the global energy resources landscape. We are committed to leading the way to provide the people, methods, and tools for sustainable management of the Earth's energy resources.
New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphereN
The world will use 100 million barrels of oil a day for the next 50 years, despite the march toward renewable energy. Will we do that in an uncontrolled way? Stanford Earth researchers are developing greener ways of extracting oil and mitigating the resulting greenhouse gases. Read more about how our faculty and students are helping to transform the energy future.
The institute supports research on sustainability challenges and connects scholars with decision makers to create practical solutions for real-world issues.
The Natural Gas Initiative develops solutions to bridge our energy needs towards a more secure and cleaner energy future.