Stanford Earth scientists find that the evidence for a recent pause in the rate of global warming lacks a sound statistical basis.
The Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences develops the knowledge, talent and leadership to understand the changing Earth and to help solve the enormous resource and environmental challenges facing the world.
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.
Brain scans reveal how people make decisions to protect environmental resources and show why environmental philanthropy might be unique.
Stanford students Miyuki Hino, Nina Brooks, and KC McKenna, of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, 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 the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program for Environmental Resources, are focused on environmental economics.
The extraordinary strength of the present El Niño may lead to a particularly wet winter in California, but Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain say that it might not be enough to end California's worst drought on record.