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Prof. Adam Brandt is co-author of the Global Oil-Climate Index that allows comparison of climate impacts associated with a broad range of oil resources such as heavy oils, oil sands and tight oil.  Brandt collaborated with colleagues from the Carnegie Endowment's Energy and Climate Program and the University of Calgary to develop the first-of-its-kind index.

March 19, 2015

Research by Chris Field finds that the amount of energy that could be generated from solar equipment constructed on and around existing infrastructure in California would exceed the state’s demand by up to five times.

March 18, 2015

The million tons of fruits and vegetables that are tossed out globally each year because they don't meet cosmetic standards or conform to conventional shapes is a tremendous waste of resources, writes PhD student Anna Lee. 

March 17, 2015

A study of urban water supply vulnerability coauthored by Steven Gorelick was recognized as the "Best Paper of 2014" by Environmental Research Letters. The  journal also honored "ground breaking" research on global crop yields coauthored by David Lobell, and on urban agriculture coauthored by Eric Lambin.

March 16, 2015

With global carbon dioxide levels recently exceeding 400 parts per million and global carbon emissions projected to continue rising for the next several decades, the National Research Council commissioned a two-part report to learn more about potential interventions.

March 16, 2015

Four years after one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history devastated Japan, Stanford geophysicists Greg Beroza, Eric Dunham, and Paul Segall provide new insights that help clarify why previous assumptions about the fault had been so wrong.  Using new technologies, they explain what happened during the earthquake and tsunami, and discuss ongoing research that helps society better prepare for similar events in the future.

March 9, 2015

Noah Diffenbaugh says that because his research group is federally funded, he feels a responsibility to communicate about his work with the public. As a citizen, he also feels a responsibility about contributing to the public dialogue about climate change.

February 19, 2015

From boiling mud pots to nanotracers, geothermal scientists and engineers tell Stanford’s Miles Traer how they are capturing our planet’s inner heat to produce clean energy.

February 10, 2015

As seems to have become the theme over the past few years, an intense precipitation event now appears likely to immediately follow an extraordinary dry spell across Northern California

February 2, 2015

Daniel Swain was selected as one of 10 people under 30 who are shaping the future of the American West.

January 16, 2015

The illustrated book, titled "The Confounding Case of the Climate Crisis", is an adventure-meets-science novel that aims to entertain while educating children about the science of climate change.

January 8, 2015

Chris Field predicts 2015 could be be a big year for local, state, national, and international discussions about climate change solutions.

 

January 5, 2015

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