Sally Benson, Inês Azevedo and Simona Onori are among the co-PIs on the StorageX Initiative, which has expanded beyond batteries to include other means of storing electricity in heat and carbon-neutral fuels.
The annual award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) recognizes significant contributions to research and community-building by a mid-career scientist in the field of Earth and planetary surface processes.
In a Sept. 30 Stanford Global Energy Dialogues panel, Sally Benson and Chris Field discussed the importance of addressing tradeoffs, working across sectors, and incorporating urgent climate action in approaches to carbon removal.
Inês Azevedo, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Scott Fendorf, Rob Jackson, Simona Onori, and Sally Benson were among the recipients to receive funding for energy research projects based on ideas for building a sustainable, affordable, and secure energy future.
In a Sept. 18 webinar, Chris Field and Marshall Burke were among four Stanford panelists who discussed new evidence on the health impacts of exposure to wildfire and wildfire smoke, and implications for what individuals and policymakers can do to reduce impacts.
Dean Stephan Graham co-authored an op-ed with the deans of the School of Humanities and Sciences and the School of Engineering urging readers to "vote for the party and candidate of your choice, but by all means vote."
The Summer Undergraduate Research in Geoscience and Engineering (SURGE) program celebrates 10 years of bringing students from diverse backgrounds to Stanford for a summer of Earth science research and graduate school preparation.
Students harnessed the power of big data analytics with the guidance of faculty and industry mentors to propose groundbreaking solutions to wildland fire issues in the third annual Big Earth Hackathon.
Recent wildfires on the West Coast have exposed numerous people to polluted air that has led to health problems and death. To minimize the risk of wildfires and air pollution, Marshall Burke is finding ways to understand what role climate change plays in the probability of wildfires.
With a career that balances mountaineering, teaching, and research, Hari Mix uses his background in Earth systems and geology to reconstruct past climates, examine mechanisms producing extreme precipitation, and teach the next generation of students about the planet.
From fieldwork in Hawaii to testifying in Congress, Kate Brauman, Environment and Resources PhD ’10, developed a career in water policy by embracing interdisciplinary interests, following her personal values, and being open to new opportunities – even when her path forward wasn’t clear.