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Perspectives

Commentary, opinion and essays on sustainability, environmental policy and more from Stanford experts.

BY Stanford Earth Staff
ClockJune 23, 2022

Is it just me, or is it really hot again?

June 21, 2022 – Noah Diffenbaugh, Marshall Burke | The Hill

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Next steps in US-China climate cooperation

April 26, 2022 – Shiran Victoria Shen, Jean C. Oi, Yi Cui, Liang Min | The Hill

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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

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How the SEC’s rules will – and won’t – solve climate change

March 22, 2022 – Alicia Seiger, Marc Roston, Thomas Heller | Impact Alpha

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Why don't people realize how bad methane is for climate change? Bad math.

March 14, 2022 – Sam Abernethy | San Francisco Chronicle

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Nuclear reactors in a war zone: A new type of weapon?

March 7, 2022 – Rodney C. Ewing | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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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

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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

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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

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Infrastructure in the developing world is a planetary furnace. Here's how to cool it.

November 10, 2021 – Jeffrey Ball | The Brookings Institution

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The climate fight isn't about morality. It's about cold, hard cash.

November 9, 2021 – Jeffrey Ball | The New York Times

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Biden wants to cut methane emissions. But we need to get it out of the air, too.

November 3, 2021 – Rob Jackson and Daphne Wysham | The Washington Post

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Focus on methane is timely and appropriate

September 28, 2021 – Rob Jackson and Daphne Wysham | The Hill

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Build back wiser

September 24, 2021 – Meagan S. Mauter | Science

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Making blue foods central to global food systems

July 18, 2021 – Rosamond Naylor | Los Angeles Times

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I am 

June 14, 2021 – Jef Caers | Nature Reviews Earth & Environment

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Climate adaptation: The gaping hole in American environmental policy

April 15, 2021 – Chris Field and Alice C. Hill | The Hill

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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 and Autumn Bordner | The Conversation

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Will the pandemic make the West more vulnerable to wildfires?

May 14, 2020 – Chris Field and Eric A. Appel | The New York Times

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There's a quick way to help prevent wildfires: Shut off the power grid

December 10, 2018 – Michael Wara | Los Angeles Times

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How we know it was climate change

December 29, 2017 – Noah Diffenbaugh | The New York Times

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