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Watch grad student Kate Lowry talk about the algae that cling to the bottom of the Arctic sea ice. Lowry is on a research cruise in the Chukchi Sea as part of the SUBICE project led by Kevin Arrigo, which is searching for massive phytoplankton blooms under the sea ice.

June 12, 2014

President Barack Obama’s plan to fight global warming underestimates pollution from natural gas, according to scientists studying how leaks affect the climate.

June 4, 2014

Greg Beroza says a "heroic amount of work" went into a new study that found that the Bay Area is somewhat more likely to get a series of serious quakes rather than one huge one. If that sounds like good news, it isn’t. Inside Science.

May 20, 2014

 ‘Irreplaceable’ Earth Sciences professor Julie Kennedy was recently honored by Phi Beta Kappa for her ability to teach and inspire students.

May 14, 2014

What is an El Niño? And what potential impact could it have for California? Daniel Swain explains. The California Weather Blog.

May 14, 2014

Stanford scientists reconstructed the effects of an enormous 3.26-billion-year-old asteroid impact on Earth. From

April 9, 2014

Daniel Swain writes that despite recent storms, most of California is still below 50% of average for this time of year.

April 7, 2014

Noah Diffenbaugh tells National Geographic that "In the U.S. we have seen acute effects of severe heat on corn, cotton, and soy yields."

April 1, 2014

David Lobell says the impacts of climate change "are already evident in many places in the world."

April 1, 2014

Chris Field says that adapting to the realities of climate change is "just going to be something that great nations do."

March 31, 2014

E-IPER's Michael Ovadia writes about how owning less made him happier and depending on others made him more social.

March 24, 2014

Robert Jackson says the old, decaying cast-iron pipes that transport natural gas beneath many cities are disasters waiting to happen.

March 24, 2014