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.
A longer summer mosquito season coupled with higher temperatures has increased the transmission of mosquito-transferred diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. Stanford scientists’ work could help predict the diseases’ spread.
Using a four-pronged framework, Professor of Earth System Science Noah Diffenbaugh ’96 M.S. ’97 and his research team have found a direct connection between extreme weather events and human impact.
Delivering the fifth annual Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture, John Holdren Ph.D. ’70 discussed the elevated role of science policy in the Obama administration and his worries about climate change policy under President Donald Trump.
Stanford marine biologists have discovered stress-induced defensive genes in corals that serve as a predictor for damage caused by environmental pressure and climate change. The discovery could improve conservation strategies for at-risk reefs.