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Stanford's School of Earth Sciences awarded 104 degrees yesterday during the University's 122nd graduation day.
Submitted on June 18, 2013

A new generation of Earth, energy and environmental scientists and engineers: Dean Pamela Matson encourages graduates to continue tackling the challenging resource and sustainability issues of the 21st century

Can you blame Moore on global warming?
Submitted on May 21, 2013

Noah Diffenbaugh on what we don't know about how global warming will likely impact humans

One scientist's battle to combat climate change
Submitted on June 11, 2013

"A prominent scientist loudly advocating for sweeping public policy changes," climate researcher Ken Caldeira is professor (by courtesy) in Environmental Earth System Science.

Michael Osborne wins AAAS Mass Media Fellowship
Submitted on May 6, 2013

Environmental science grad student, KZSU DJ and podcast producer will spend summer at KQED in San Francisco

Stanford scientists urge action on global climate change
Submitted on May 23, 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted a consensus statement signed by 520 scientists, including 48 from Stanford, that sounds the alarm on climate change and offers recommendations for solving global environmental challenges.

Helping farmers adapt to climate change
Submitted on February 20, 2013

David Lobell and his team apply a model of global agricultural trade to investigate the benefits of investing in agricultural adaptation

Chris Field, Mark Zoback named to National Academy of Sciences advisory group for Gulf of Mexico program
Submitted on June 11, 2013

Stanford professors Chris Field and Mark Zoback are among 24 advisors appointed by the National Academy of Sciences to design programs focused on human health, environmental protection and oil system safety for the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

Heat and Harvest
Submitted on October 19, 2012

Assistant Professor David Lobell is interviewed in "Heat and Harvest", a half-hour documentary co-produced by KQED and the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Mumbai, Miami on list for big weather disasters
Submitted on March 28, 2012

"We mostly experience weather and climate through the extreme," said one of the report's top editors, Chris Field, an ecologist with the Carnegie Institution of Washington [and professor, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, School of Earth Sciences]. "That's where we have the losses. That's where we have the insurance payments. That's where things have the potential to fall apart.

Steve Gorelick elected to National Academy of Engineering, one of 66 new members announced today.
Submitted on February 9, 2012

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to the "pioneering of new and developing technologies."