These stories offer a glimpse of the many ways in which faculty and students are addressing some of today's greatest challenges in the Earth and environmental sciences.
ERE students respond to the Stanford University Board of Trustees’ decision to not make direct investments of endowment funds in coal-mining companies. MORE
Stanford experts analyze the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states must comply with regulations developed by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce coal-burning pollutants that float to downwind states.
ERE's Charles-François de Lannoy, Kyoungjin Lee, and Praveen Bains are recent winners at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) Research Review symposium held on April 10th. All three winners are members of Clean Energy Conservation research group, directed by Professor Jen Wilcox. MORE
Hangyu Li, Beibei Wang, and Tim Anderson are student paper contest winners at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Western Region Student Paper Contest held at Stanford.
"These results are very encouraging," said study co-author Sally Benson, a professor of energy resources engineering and director of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford. "They show that you could create a sustainable energy system that grows and maintains itself by combining wind and storage together. This depends on the growth rate of the industry, because the faster you grow, the more energy you need to build new turbines and batteries."
Nathan and nine others make up the slate of Board nominees recommended for positions open on the Society of Petroleum Engineers Board of Directors.
Stanford's Adam Brandt and colleagues have found that methane leakage from the U.S. natural gas infrastructure is much higher than official estimates
A review of more than 200 earlier studies confirms that U.S. emissions of methane are considerably higher than official estimates. Leaks from the nation's natural gas system are an important part of the problem.
during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Stanford holds off Notre Dame 27-20 (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) View Image
Professor Franklin "Lynn" Orr, director of the Precourt Institute for Energy, has been tapped by President Obama to oversee energy and science research programs in the U.S. Department of Energy.
Obi Isebor and Hamza Aljamaan are student paper contest winners at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) held in New Orleans, Louisiana.