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His recent book, Border Walls, examines the history of how and why societies have chosen to literally wall themselves apart. 

April 23, 2013

A team of leading U.S. climate scientists including Stanford’s Noah Diffenbaugh evaluated the likelihood of extreme events from heat waves and droughts to tornadoes and cyclones.

April 8, 2013

Climate scientist Ken Caldeira discusses ocean acidification, a term he helped coin, and shares the story of how his name became attached to geoengineering.

April 5, 2013

Stanford researchers discover that, like surface waves approaching the shore, internal ocean waves slow down and break when they encounter currents like the Gulf Stream.

April 5, 2013

Adam Brandt is among the recipients for a team project on carbon-capture systems analysis.

April 4, 2013

Geology exchange trips foster joint research and teaching—and the opportunity to experience another culture.

March 28, 2013

The workshop, hosted by former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz, featured a panel on transportation, vehicles and fuel chaired by Sally Benson.

March 12, 2013

Professor Rob Dunbar's latest video from Antarctica features shipboard ice, water sampling and spectacular images of the Ross Sea floor


March 12, 2013

Karen Casciotti has developed a new method to track the mechanisms and rates of production of nitrite

March 8, 2013

Students in the Stanford Alpine Project will mix Pi and Pie to raise funds for an upcoming geology trip to the mountains of Italy.

March 7, 2013

A new study led by Assistant Professor David Lobell finds that higher temperatures are only part of the problem.

March 6, 2013

Solar and wind power pose a challenge for the U.S. electrical grid, which lacks the capacity to store surplus clean electricity and deliver it on demand.

March 5, 2013

A discussion with the scientists and experts who are deciding whether or not we formally adopt the Anthropocene into the geologic time table

February 26, 2013

Study co-authored by Professor Peter Vitousek finds that nitrogen deposited on land and water in China increased by 60 percent annually from 1980s to 2000s.

February 25, 2013

Sea ice makes its annual return to the Southern Ocean. View photo and video updates by Professor Rob Dunbar and graduate student Cassandra Brooks.

February 22, 2013

Carbon-negative technologies that actually remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere

February 20, 2013

Austin Becker, E-IPER PhD student, talks with Generation Anthropocene about how ports will respond to sea level rise

February 20, 2013

Majoring in Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford Rose Bowl Game Defensive MVP Usua Amanam reveals his winning strategies.

February 13, 2013

Professor Eric Lambin's book, An Ecology of Happiness, examines the relationship between the environment and human happiness, health, and security.

February 10, 2013

Earth Sciences Professor Rob Dunbar is heading to sea again, this time to study the fate of the world's largest phytoplankton bloom as Antarctica slips into winter.

February 6, 2013

During spring quarter, Lubchenco will meet with students for weekly seminars, mentor students, and collaborate with other departments and centers in areas related to sustainability science and environmental policy.

February 1, 2013

Finding the optimal approach for injecting carbon dioxide into deep reservoirs

January 30, 2013


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