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Research initiative on hydrogen for decarbonization

The Stanford Energy Hydrogen Initiative will fund research to evaluate hydrogen’s role in the transition to sustainable energy and the technologies, policies, and financial mechanisms to fulfill that role.

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Building smarter

Analysis presents a first-of-its-kind framework to design the most efficient mix of urban buildings along with integrated systems to supply power and water services. The approach could significantly reduce costs and pollution compared to traditional systems.

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Stanford transitions to 100 percent renewable electricity with second solar plant

Stanford completes the university’s transition to 100 percent renewable electricity as Solar Generating Station #2 begins commercial operation.

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Stanford’s new environmental justice minor

Evan Baldonado, ’23, a third-year student in the School of Engineering and co-director of Students for a Sustainable Stanford, is the first student to adopt a minor in environmental justice. The minor is offered by the Earth Systems Program, which will become part of the new school focused on climate and sustainability.

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John Kerry visits Stanford to learn about climate technologies

John Kerry, U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, visited Stanford to learn about the new school focused on climate and sustainability. The visit included campus tours and a conversation with students.

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How sustainable transportation helped one Stanford employee find her soulmate

How sustainable transportation helped one Stanford employee find her soulmate.

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Transition leadership named for new school

Kathryn “Kam” Moler has been named transition dean of the new school focused on climate and sustainability, and Stephan Graham will be transition vice dean. Tim Stearns and David Studdert will be filling in for Moler as acting dean of research and acting vice provost.

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Reducing campus emissions focus of new Stanford program

Achieving Stanford’s goal of reaching at least net-zero emissions from its operations will require developing new tools and strategies, which could also help businesses and governments reach their own emissions goals.

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Academic structure announced for new school focused on climate and sustainability

The new school will include transitional academic divisions, university-wide cross-cutting themes organized into institutes and an accelerator focused on solutions. Stanford is now launching the search for a dean to lead the new school.

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