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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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Fuel consumption and emissions of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

Inês Azevedo contributed to a new report on regulating emissions and fuel consumption of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles – a subset that contributes 22 percent of transportation energy use in the U.S.

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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 decribe the impacts of human-caused climate change.

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German Geological Society awards Page Chamberlain top honor

The geological sciences professor was recognized for his work in tectonics and climate interaction.

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ERE professor Margot Gerritsen named 2019-20 Bass Fellow

Garritsen is among ten faculty members named or reappointed Bass University Fellows for 2019-20 in recognition of their exceptional contributions to undergraduate education. 

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An inside look at carbon in Earth’s interior

Wendy Mao edited a new book on the physical and chemical properties of deep carbon, and "we have still only barely scratched the surface in terms of understanding carbon in planetary interiors,” she says.

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Interview with Naomi Boness, managing director of NGI

Naomi Boness speaks about the Stanford Natural Gas Initiative and the upcoming North American Gas Forum.

 
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Dean Stephan Graham presents sustainability solutions to Stanford trustees

Graham described Stanford's vision of sustainability as "a vibrant thread that runs through each student’s time at Stanford – in the curriculum and in the campus experience."

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Harnessing data science to understand Earth’s subsurface

The Stanford Natural Gas Initiative hosts the first big data workshop for students and industry leaders on data science techniques for better understanding and managing subsurface resources.

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Margot Gerritsen: How to get more women into data science

Women face many roadblocks to careers in data science and other STEM disciplines. One Stanford professor is out to change perceptions and realities for women in these fields.

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Sustainable Harvest teams up with Stanford University to launch class

Pam Matson, former dean of Stanford Earth, and Julia Novy-Hildesley, a professor in the Change Leadership for Sustainability program, will lead a two-and-a-half-day seminar in Palo Alto.

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Stanford Earth's Timothy Anderson named 2020 Siebel Scholar

Through the program, scholars are expected to influence the future through technology, policy, and economic and social decision-making.

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E-IPER PhD candidate David J.X. Gonzales named DARE fellow

Gonzales studies environmental health sciences with a focus on ambient air pollution and reproductive health.

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Scott Fendorf co-authors working paper on CA groundwater

A new white paper aims to help groundwater sustainability agencies and local communities avoid inadvertently contaminating supplies as they change management practices to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

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Geological sciences alumna receives GSA award

Kimberly Lau, PhD '16, has been named the 2019 Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science by the Geological Society of America. Lau's award is based on the impact of her dissertation research, which she conducted as an advisee of Jon Payne and Kate Maher.

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