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The journal Nature chose Chris Field as one of five people to watch in 2014 for his work on the upcoming IPCC report on climate change.

December 19, 2013

An abandoned mine in California is providing scientists with important data that could lead to a possible new weapon to fight global warming.

December 11, 2013

The international magazine Foreign Policy selected Prof. David Lobell as one of 100 "Leading Global Thinkers," in good company with others including founder Jeff Bezos, New York Times writer and author Thomas Friedman, and Pope Francis. Lobell was cited for helping farmers feed the world.

December 11, 2013

Noah Diffenbaugh and five other tornado experts cowrote an op-ed that aims to set the record straight about tornadoes.

December 3, 2013

Sally Benson thinks that if done the right way, the United States can achieve its goal of reducing its dependence on greenhouse gas emitting energy sources by 80 percent.

December 3, 2013

How humans affect and are affected by the environment is a key driver in the research of Pam Matson, dean of the School of Earth Sciences and vice-chair of the World Wildlife Fund.

December 2, 2013

Norm Sleep says a new computer model that allows scientists to investigate the role that life played in the evolution of the Earth is scientifically accurate.

November 26, 2013

Sally Benson and Chris Field weigh in with other experts on why the U.S. should slash its own emissions when China and India aren't willing to.

November 26, 2013

School of Earth Sciences researchers en route to Antarctica aboard the NSF vessel N.B. Palmer sent an urgent dispatch to the Stanford football team.

November 22, 2013

Stanford professor David Lobell, a colleague from Columbia University, and farmers from Kansas and North Dakota examine the northward movement of U.S. crop production, an impact of climate change.

November 20, 2013

A majority in every state polled wants limits on green house gas emissions, believes U.S. should take action on global warming, according to data from surveys analyzed by Prof. Jon Krosnick.

November 15, 2013

David Lobell is using elaborate statistical techniques to reveal a detailed picture of the effects of heat on crop yields. His work suggests that rising heat stress in some major growing areas is already putting a drag on production — and raises the possibility of much more serious effects as global warming continues.

November 14, 2013