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What's At Stake

Today, more than 1 billion people have inadequate access to energy, water and food. As the world population continues to grow to over 9 billion this century, demand for these resources will increase.

About Us

At Stanford Earth, we develop the knowledge, talent, and leadership to understand the changing Earth and help solve the enormous resource and environmental challenges facing the world. We are committed to a collaborative, collegial, inclusive, and tolerant community.

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School News

Usua Amanam - Ph.D. Student - Stanford ERE

The Siebel Scholars Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2019 Siebel Scholars award. Now in its 18th year, the Siebel Scholars program annually recognizes nearly 100 exceptional students from the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, energy science and bioengineering.

Bourbon Street sign in New Orleans.

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, the largest gathering of Earth and space scientists in the world, will convene in New Orleans Dec. 11-15 and include sumbissions from Stanford Earth researchers focused on ice.

Kai Anderson with Washington, D.C, with Capitol Building in background.

Kai Anderson thought he would be a professor until a USGS fellowship landed him in a congressional office – and in the middle of environmental decision making.

In The News

Town Hall Meeting Measure Z, Monterey County - Stanford ERE

Students assumed the roles of key players including oil company executives, environmental organization leaders, California state regulatory agency officials, state and local legislators, and royalty owners. Local business owners and nearby residents will voice their concerns about economic effects, health and safety.


KPIX 5 - CBS SF Bay Area

Geophysics professor Biondo Biondi and graduate assistant Eileen Martin use fiber optic cables beneath Stanford's campus to create an earthquake monitoring network.

House burning in Northern California.
MIT Technology Review

Noah Diffenbaugh weighs in on how a long drought and a record hot summer set the conditions for a brutal wildfire season.