This video series explores how the humanities are not fading but evolving. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the engine of the future, but the humanities are the oil.
The local threat of West Nile Virus is high. As dwindling water supplies and rising temperatures bring tropical disease a lot closer to home, local agencies prep for potentially the worst mosquito season ever.
If you missed our May 29 episode of the Peninsula Report on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM, join host Eliza Ridgeway in this podcast version. This episode connects Silicon Valley to World Cup fever in Brazil, looks at local responses to climate change and examines East Palo Alto’s proposed water rate hike.
Climate change is happening and though local governments in the Bay Area have begun to recognize extreme weather events, sea level rise, prolonged heat waves and drought, are they doing enough?
Nutrient-rich forests are more effective at taking carbon out of the atmosphere and keeping it locked away, which may have subtle yet important implications for climate change.
Oil drilling rigs might be able to get more oil from existing wells if a new oil mapping technology developed at Stanford becomes widely used.
Attendees of Saturday’s TEDxStanford event donned their global change goggles, considered calamari, and settled into a solar home during talks that took fresh approaches to environmental issues.
Two summers ago, algae overwhelmed Lake Erie with a toxic scum that suffocated fish and fouled shorelines. A new study finds that, without action, the lake can expect more of the same.
Stanford scientists have identified heat resistant corals in American Samoa and the Cook Islands, which they say may offer hope for reefs suffering the effects of climate change.