Environmental Science

The Future of Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest

You have been involved in environmental research and deforestation issues in the Amazon from the earliest stages of interest in...

Shaky Ground: How the Disposal of Wastewater from Oil Production Increases the Risk of Earthquakes in Oklahoma

Since the early 2000s, there has been an increase in the number of earthquakes observed near oil and gas exploration...

Evaluating the entire cost of renewable energy sources

New evidence of a “not in my backyard” attitude, illustrated in a recent study, conflicts with the conception of the inevitability of renewable energy sources as most important future sources of energy.

Storage Wars: Can Wind and Solar Afford Grid Energy Storage?

Stanford researchers consider life cycle assessments of wind and solar technologies to determine whether they can afford the energetic costs associated with grid-scale energy storage deployment.