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Stanford Earth —

Stanford delegates present Global Carbon Budget at COP27

Stanford delegates co-hosted an event at COP27 highlighting the role cutting-edge research and solutions can play in decarbonizing the food and agricultural systems.

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Stanford’s Arun Majumdar, Yi Cui talk energy innovation

During a fireside chat Tuesday, Arun Majumdar, dean of the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, and Yi Cui, director of the Precourt Institute for Energy, discussed Stanford’s role in developing clean energy solutions.

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Climate summit highlights community-level adaptations

The climate change adaptation gathering prioritized collaboration among communities, researchers, government, philanthropy, and policymakers.

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Launch party for the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

More than 500 people celebrated the opening of the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability on Sept. 29. At the event, speakers emphasized the urgent need to address climate change and global sustainability challenges.

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Course inspires environmental entrepreneurs

Students are seeking solutions to complex climate and sustainability challenges through deep analysis, innovative thinking, and careful collaboration with those most affected.

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Stanford News —

Wildfire smoke is unraveling decades of air quality gains

Millions of Americans are routinely exposed to pollution at levels rarely seen just a decade ago, according to an AI model developed by Stanford researchers.

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

New courses to explore intersections of Earth, climate, society

In its first year, the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability will offer a spectrum of new courses designed to attract enrollment from all corners of campus and to cultivate the deep knowledge needed to foster a sustainable future.

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Stanford Water in the West —

Historic lows for the Colorado River

As fragile ecosystems hang in the balance, new research finds that environmental water transactions – when owners of water rights are paid to leave water in the river – could provide a solution.

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A photo tour of Hopkins Marine Station

A beacon of ocean research for over 100 years, Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove has a storied history. This fall, it enters a new chapter of ocean research, education, and impact when it becomes part of the new Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability.

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Three Books theme is biodiversity

The Three Books Program culminates in discussions with the authors and guests during New Student Orientation and autumn quarter – including an in-person author panel at Stanford in September.

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