Stanford Earth students Nina Brooks and KC McKanna 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 E-IPER, are focused on environmental economics.
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.
New Stanford Earth research reveals that large areas of open water in the Southern Ocean are benefiting phytoplankton blooms that help support the Antarctic food chain and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Stanford scientist's investigations show that drinking water sources may be threatened by thousands of shallow oil and gas wells mined with the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing. A new study suggests safeguards.
New research by Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across the lowland Peruvian Amazon, with plants in different areas producing an array of chemicals that changes across the region’s topography.