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Prof. Norm Sleep thinks some of the newly discovered water on Mars could be habitable.

October 2, 2015

In an op-ed, Chris Field and Noah Diffenbaugh explain why a rainy winter brought about by a strong El Niño won't be enough to pull California out of drought.

September 19, 2015

Stanford Earth scientists find that the evidence for a recent pause in the rate of global warming lacks a sound statistical basis.

September 17, 2015

A new study co-authord by Ken Caldeira found that burning all the world's coal, oil and natural gas would lead to temperature increases that would melt Antarctica's ice sheet and raise sea level more than 200 feet.

September 11, 2015

Brain scans reveal how people make decisions to protect environmental resources and show why environmental philanthropy might be unique.

September 11, 2015

Stanford Earth students Nina Brooks and KC McKanna were captured in a photo alongside a New York Times story on the rise of the University's Economics Department. The women, who are PhD students in E-IPER, are focused on environmental economics.

September 11, 2015

Following the tragic earthquake in Nepal earlier this year, engineers and members of the Nepali Department of Education are using a documentary created by Stanford Earth's Anne Sanquini to inspire earthquake-resistant construction as the country rebuilds.

August 28, 2015

This year's El Niño might be one of the strongest on record. Stanford Earth PhD candidate Daniel Swain discusses what to expect in California.

August 21, 2015

The private library of Stanford's first geology professor, John Casper Branner, was the foundation on which the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections was built. Branner, Stanford's second president, kept his collection in the Geology Corner, and loaned materials to students, faculty, alumni and all scientists. A case of memorabilia is on display at the library through September.

August 17, 2015

We can't journey to the center of the Earth, but that hasn't stopped us finding out what is down there. Associate Prof. Wendy Mao provides her perspective on studying Earth's interior.

August 17, 2015
Worldview interviewed David Lobell, the Deputy Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford, about how to reduce the risks raised by homogenous crops and increase resilience in our agricultural system.
August 12, 2015

Stanford Earth's Marshall Burke and Ken Caldeira discuss what is at stake with a changing climate, from rising human conflict to global political tensions that might arise from radical solutions.

August 11, 2015