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Flatten Greenland, and the Atlantic jet stream goes with it

Building off previous research showing the Atlantic jet stream hovers between three preferred latitudes, researchers found the topography of Greenland is responsible for its northernmost position.

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Stanford Earth at AGU 2019

Stanford faculty, students and scholars will join researchers from the Earth and planetary sciences and engage in interdisciplinary collaborations and discussions about the world’s most pressing challenges Dec. 9-13 in San Francisco.

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Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe talks environmental education

Chris Field was joined by climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe in a discussion on science communication and climate change awareness.

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Rice yields plummet and arsenic rises in future climate-soil scenarios

Research combining future climate conditions and arsenic-induced soil stresses predicts rice yields could decline about 40 percent by 2100, a loss that would impact about 2 billion people dependent on the global crop.

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Review: Mosley, Beck and beyond angst

A work of art draws inspiration from Rob Jackson's use of the term "Hellocene" to describe the impacts of human-caused climate change.

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Opinion: A Scary Year for Climate Change

Rob Jackson says total global carbon dioxide emissions are rising again in 2019, and other scientists’ warnings about climate change have intensified over the past 12 months. Will world leaders finally listen?

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AP fact check: Trump’s twisted reality on guns, environment

Rob Jackson speaks on the various carbon emission goals set by the U.S., Britain, and the European Union.

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Flooded bullet trains show Japan’s risks from disasters

Chris Field discusses the growing risk of typhoons and the need for disaster preparedness in a changing climate.

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California’s climate dystopia comes true

Earth system science assistant professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi speaks about the impacts of PG&E's power shutoff.

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Digital agriculture: Making the most of machine learning on farm

Marshall Burke, co-founder of AtlasAI, explains how they use "cutting edge AI and satellite data to provide granular, accurate, and scalable data on agricultural outcomes across the continent.”

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Archaea hold clues to ancient ocean temperatures

Scientists at Stanford have identified molecules that tough microbes use to survive in warming waters, opening a window more broadly into studying conditions in ancient seas.

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Microbes help solve a central mystery of ancient ocean temperatures

Paula Welander led a research team that studied archaea with the goal of understanding past global temperatures and Earth system dynamics.

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