Renewable energy is moving from niche to mainstream markets. One of the clearest signs yet: the Middle East is embracing it. Can a transformation still in its infancy grow into a full-blown energy revolution?
Earth System Science professor Alexandra Konings and postdoctoral researcher Mostafa Momen help improve satellite-based analysis of vegetation optical depth, a critical indicator for regional and global climate.
Earth System Science professor Noah Diffenbaugh comments on his research on temperatures across North America, where upward swings in winter temperatures in the west correspond with icy drops to the east.
A web of fiber optic cables beneath the Stanford University campus is doing more than transferring data — it’s part of an earthquake monitoring network that may help scientists implement a quake early-warning system.
Geological Sciences PhD graduate Tom Benson discusses his research on lithium in supervolcanoes on Aug. 19 for Science Friday, a weekly radio program distributed to hundreds of public radio stations in the U.S.
Stanford Earth's Rod Ewing and George Washington University's Allison Macfarlane say the reopening of Yucca Mountain as a radioactive waste repository "will not address the systemic problems of the U.S. nuclear waste program."