Global warming 'hiatus' never happened, Stanford scientists say
A new study reveals that the evidence for a recent pause in the rate of global warming lacks a sound statistical basis.
Stanford researchers look to stormwater as a solution for semiarid regions
Coordinated work with local and federal agencies could provide a template for capture and reuse of stormwater in dry regions such as the American West.
A very strong El Niño is increasing the likelihood of a wet winter during California's record drought, Stanford scientists say
But it might not be enough to end California's worst drought on record, say Earth scientists Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain.
Stanford scientists see how the brain makes environmental decisions
Brain scans reveal that negative emotional responses can powerfully drive decisions to protect environmental resources.
Stanford announces 2015 Stanford Bright Award recipient
The annual prize recognizes unheralded individuals who have made significant contributions to global sustainability. Polly Courtice has won the 2015 award for her efforts in guiding thousands of business leaders to more sustainable business practices.
Ice sheets may be more resilient than thought, say Stanford scientists
Stanford study suggests that today's ice sheets may be more resilient to increased carbon dioxide levels than previously thought.
Stanford soil sleuths solve mystery of arsenic-contaminated water
Stanford Earth scientist Scott Fendorf helped discover how trace amounts of arsenic were moving from sediments into groundwater aquifers in Southern California.
Stanford researchers find surprising level of tick-borne disease risk on local trails
Study reveals mysterious pathogen in higher concentrations than thought in trailside ticks in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Stanford's Global Climate and Energy Project awards $9.3 million for innovative energy research
GCEP has awarded scientists at Stanford and four other universities funding to develop a suite of promising energy technologies.
Student teams win grants to commercialize Stanford energy inventions
Building on the success of its first year, the Innovation Transfer Program at the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy is financially supporting 11 new teams comprised mostly of Stanford students and recent graduates trying to put university research to work.