Commentary, opinion and essays on sustainability, environmental policy and more from Stanford experts.
Is this the only bipartisan solution to the youth mental health crisis?
October 7, 2022 – Nicole M. Ardoin, Phillip Kilbridge | The Hill
Those old power plants? Now we have the means to turn them green.
September 29, 2022 – Dan W. Reicher | The Washington Post
Solar geoengineering might work, but local temperatures could keep rising for years
September 27, 2022 – Patrick W. Keys, Curtis Bell, Elizabeth A. Barnes, James W. Hurrell, Noah Diffenbaugh | The Conversation
Make greenhouse-gas accounting reliable – build interoperable systems
July 26, 2022 – Amy Luers, Leehi Yona, Christopher B. Field, Robert B. Jackson, Katharine J. Mach, Benjamin W. Cashore, Cynthia Elliott , Lauren Gifford, Colleen Honigsberg, Lena Klaassen, H. Damon Matthews, Andi Peng, Christian Stoll, Marian Van Pelt, Ross A. Virginia, Lucas Joppa | Nature
Why climate action is global health action
July 18, 2022 – Shyam Prakash Dumre, A. Desiree LaBeaud, Hanna Ehrlich, Laia J. Vazquez Guillamet, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Sapna P. Sadarangani, Claire Njeri Wamae, Kate Whitfield | The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Why we remember floods and not droughts
July 17, 2022 – Kim Beil | The Atlantic
The Supreme Court dealt a terrible blow to children's health
July 9, 2022 – Frederica Perera, Kari Nadeau | The New York Times
The world needs to redefine sustainability in the blue food sector
June 29, 2022 – Fiorenza Micheli | Fortune
Is it just me, or is it really hot again?
June 21, 2022 – Noah Diffenbaugh, Marshall Burke | The Hill
Next steps in US-China climate cooperation
April 26, 2022 – Shiran Victoria Shen, Jean C. Oi, Yi Cui, Liang Min | The Hill
We are wasting time on these climate debates. The next steps are clear.
April 10, 2022 – John Bistline, Inês Azevedo, Chris Bataille, Steven Davis | The New York Times
How the SEC’s rules will – and won’t – solve climate change
March 22, 2022 – Alicia Seiger, Marc Roston, Thomas Heller | Impact Alpha
Why don't people realize how bad methane is for climate change? Bad math.
March 14, 2022 – Sam Abernethy | San Francisco Chronicle
Nuclear reactors in a war zone: A new type of weapon?
March 7, 2022 – Rodney C. Ewing | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Effective climate change adaptation means supporting community autonomy
February 28, 2022 – Anne C. Pisor, Xavier Basurto, Kristina G. Douglass, Katharine J. Mach, Elspeth Ready, Jason M. Tylianakis, Ashley Hazel, Michelle A. Kline, Karen L. Kramer, J. Stephen Lansing, Mark Moritz, Paul E. Smaldino, Thomas F. Thornton, James Holland Jones | Nature Climate Change
The fastest population growth in the West’s wildland-urban interface is in areas most vulnerable to wildfires
February 7, 2022 – Krishna Rao, Alexandra Konings, Marta Yebra, Noah Diffenbaugh, Park Williams | The Conversation
Global emissions rebound to pre-COVID levels
November 11, 2021 – Rob Jackson, Pierre Friedlingstein, Corinne Le Quéré, Robbie Andrew, Pep Canadell, Glen Peters and Sam Abernethy | Scientific American
Infrastructure in the developing world is a planetary furnace. Here's how to cool it.
November 10, 2021 – Jeffrey Ball | The Brookings Institution
The climate fight isn't about morality. It's about cold, hard cash.
November 9, 2021 – Jeffrey Ball | The New York Times
Biden wants to cut methane emissions. But we need to get it out of the air, too.
November 3, 2021 – Rob Jackson, Daphne Wysham | The Washington Post
Focus on methane is timely and appropriate
September 28, 2021 – Rob Jackson, Daphne Wysham | The Hill
Build back wiser
September 24, 2021 – Meagan S. Mauter | Science
Making blue foods central to global food systems
July 18, 2021 – Rosamond Naylor | Los Angeles Times
June 14, 2021 – Jef Caers | Nature Reviews Earth & Environment
Climate adaptation: The gaping hole in American environmental policy
April 15, 2021 – Chris Field, Alice C. Hill | The Hill
The Marshall Islands could by wiped out by climate change – and their colonial history limits their ability to save themselves
December 11, 2020 – Caroline Ferguson, Autumn Bordner | The Conversation
Will the pandemic make the West more vulnerable to wildfires?
May 14, 2020 – Chris Field, Eric A. Appel | The New York Times
Climate warnings: Don't blame the scientists
November 20, 2019 – Chris Field | The New York Times
There's a quick way to help prevent wildfires: Shut off the power grid
December 10, 2018 – Michael Wara | Los Angeles Times
How we know it was climate change
December 29, 2017 – Noah Diffenbaugh | The New York Times