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Professor Rosemary Knight’s students investigated the health and sustainability of their hometown watersheds in Earth Systems 104: The Water Course.  Using hydrological principles, the students found many similarities - and some striking differences - among their local water supplies.

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'New normal’: Scientists predict less rain from here on out

Recent studies by Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain have linked California's current dry conditions to climate change, and suggest droughts will be much more common in the future. 

Jenny Saltzman honored as a 'mentor of mentors'

The Association for Women in Science cites Saltzman for recruiting a diverse body of students from around the Bay Area and connecting them with scientists at Stanford.

New Stanford energy system will dramatically reduce fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions

An innovative new approach to meeting its energy needs will make Stanford one of the world's most energy-efficient universities.

Human conflict heats up with global warming

A chance course at Stanford and a study-abroad trip to Nepal changed the trajectory of Marshall Burke’s career, leading him to a human-focused approach to studying climate change.