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Recent studies by Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain have linked California's current dry conditions to climate change, and suggest droughts will be much more common in the future. 

April 20, 2015

Prof. Adam Brandt is co-author of the Global Oil-Climate Index that allows comparison of climate impacts associated with a broad range of oil resources such as heavy oils, oil sands and tight oil.  Brandt collaborated with colleagues from the Carnegie Endowment's Energy and Climate Program and the University of Calgary to develop the first-of-its-kind index.

March 19, 2015

Research by Chris Field finds that the amount of energy that could be generated from solar equipment constructed on and around existing infrastructure in California would exceed the state’s demand by up to five times.

March 18, 2015

The million tons of fruits and vegetables that are tossed out globally each year because they don't meet cosmetic standards or conform to conventional shapes is a tremendous waste of resources, writes PhD student Anna Lee. 

March 17, 2015

A study of urban water supply vulnerability coauthored by Steven Gorelick was recognized as the "Best Paper of 2014" by Environmental Research Letters. The  journal also honored "ground breaking" research on global crop yields coauthored by David Lobell, and on urban agriculture coauthored by Eric Lambin.

March 16, 2015

Noah Diffenbaugh says that because his research group is federally funded, he feels a responsibility to communicate about his work with the public. As a citizen, he also feels a responsibility about contributing to the public dialogue about climate change.

February 19, 2015

As seems to have become the theme over the past few years, an intense precipitation event now appears likely to immediately follow an extraordinary dry spell across Northern California

February 2, 2015

Daniel Swain was selected as one of 10 people under 30 who are shaping the future of the American West.

January 16, 2015

The illustrated book, titled "The Confounding Case of the Climate Crisis", is an adventure-meets-science novel that aims to entertain while educating children about the science of climate change.

January 8, 2015

Chris Field predicts 2015 could be be a big year for local, state, national, and international discussions about climate change solutions.

 

January 5, 2015

Stanford’s Page Chamberlain received the first Senckenberg Prize for Nature Research for his innovative work in Earth system dynamics, including advancing the understanding of the carbon cycle and climate and precipitation patterns over millions of years. 

December 12, 2014

A new study that aims to pinpoint the source of natural gas leaks from wells looks solid and addresses a major problem associated with fracking, says Rob Jackson.

December 10, 2014

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