Based on examples from around the world, researchers chart the landscape for whether and how to implement the strategy of managed retreat – relocation or abandonment of development in the face of extreme weather risks.
President Trump signed a revised executive order Monday limiting immigration from six Muslim-majority countries. Stanford scholars examine the executive order and whether it can withstand judicial scrutiny.
The Iranian Studies Program at Stanford launched a new initiative, called the Stanford Iran 2040 Project, that will produce research and analyses on Iran’s economy. Pooya Azadi is the manager of the project.
A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.
Environmental law experts Deborah Sivas and Michael Wara discuss the future of the Environmental Protection Agency under the president-elect’s pick to head the agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.