Though repealing the Clean Power Plan was a win for the Trump administration’s wide-ranging rollback of environmental regulations, the repeal also poses a threat to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Stanford recently topped the list of participating Pac-12 schools in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s 2018-19 College and University Green Power Challenge.
School lunches may contain harmful levels of bisphenol A (BPA) due to the use of canned or plastic packaged ingredients, according to researchers at Stanford and Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Before pundits and politicians reduce the questions and solutions posed by GE crops and GE agribusiness down to sound bytes and slogans, we must realize just how powerfully positive the effects of genetically engineering our food can be if handled correctly.
Ben Kaufman ’17 and Wyatt Smitherman ’16 go head to head on the debate over climate change. Kaufman argues it is largely man-created while Smitherman claims the effects of climate change are part of the larger uncontrollable weather cycles of the earth.
Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 2009-2013, spoke to students yesterday evening about her life in both the public and private sectors. The talk was the second annual Steven H. Schneider Memorial Lecture, and was held in Memorial Auditorium.
After a full day in and out of airplanes and airports, there’s really nothing like stepping out of the terminal and taking your first breath of unfiltered, unconditioned, unpressurized air. Sure, the curbside may be polluted with exhaust fumes and filled with the noise of honking taxi drivers, but it’s still undeniably fresh. Too bad…
It’s actually agriculture that applies 80 percent of the 1.1 billion pounds of pesticides used in the U.S. each year, quelling insect outbreaks, smothering weeds and ensuring un-nibbled produce. Of course, when we nibble that produce — or eat animals who’ve nibbled it — any residues and leftover toxins transfer to us. How did we become so chemically dependent?