Policy

Winds of change for vertical axis turbines?

New research suggests vertical axis turbines, which may have fewer impacts on birds and the environment, could increase public support for new wind energy installations.

Hoover scholars tackle some of the most urgent issues of our time

The Hoover Institution’s nearly 200 fellows, who range from renowned thought leaders to emerging scholars, continue the think tank’s long tradition of addressing issues ranging from climate change and economics to foreign policy and national security.

Iran nuclear deal worth keeping, Stanford experts say

Stanford experts say upending the Iran nuclear deal would stymie U.S. efforts to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis, isolate America on the world’s stage and strengthen hard-liners in Iran.

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At 90, William Perry is driven by vision of a nuclear-free world

When it comes to nuclear warfare and annihilation, few people alive have contemplated such tragic outcomes quite like William Perry, one of the world’s top experts on nuclear weapons.

New portal for exploring California’s drought

A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals. The idea is to motivate awareness and conservation.