The most relevant moment in James Orlowski’s climate change documentary “Chasing Ice” is shown within the first two minutes. Clips of Hurricane Irene sweeping houses off their foundations flit across the screen, juxtaposed against the voice of Sean Hannity screaming about the illegitimacy of climate change. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, and…
As many of us likely saw this past month, tech companies led a remarkable fundraising effort to aid natural disaster victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As a native Floridian, I applauded these efforts and continue to wish the swiftest of recoveries to those affected. As a pragmatist, however, I find the latest tech philanthropy-push…
Earth System Science Professor Greg Asner received the 22nd annual Heinz Award from the Heinz Family Foundation earlier this month for his work in applying ultra-high resolution technologies to analyze different ecosystems. The Daily interviewed Asner on his research and interests.
In a recent study that examined global population trends, biologists at Stanford University and National Autonomous University of Mexico found that extreme population loss is affecting species across all phylogenetic groups, both rare and common.
Iron in Greenland’s glacial runoff may catalyze summertime algae blooms, increasing food supply for marine life, according to Stanford scientists. Although the blooms benefit ocean dwellers, its vastness indicates increasing global warming rates.
In a paper in the Annual Review of Political Science, professor of sociology Doug McAdam gives insight into why climate change has not received much grassroots attention in the United States.
We must remind the Trump administration that the Paris Agreement will help, not hinder, our critical slice of the American economy.
Solnit is the author of 20 books on topics ranging from the environment to politics to feminism. This quarter, she is serving as the Stein Visiting Writer with the Creative Writing department.