Featured Reports

April 18, 2014
Boston Globe
Don’t expect any help from Washington in combating climate change, says Jeff Bingaman of Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center.

April 17, 2014
Stanford Report
President John Hennessy devoted his annual address to the Academic Council to the progress the university has made on sustainability – operationally and academically

April 16, 2014
The Atlantic
Steven Chu, former secretary of energy, and Stanford colleague Yi Cui describe how an overhaul of the unglamorous battery will jump-start a shift to renewable energy.

April 16, 2014
Graduate School of Business
Computer network designer Balaji Prabhakar takes on commute-hour gridlock in India, Singapore and the United States.

April 15, 2014
Defining Ideas/Hoover Institution
The environmental risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are real, but research shows they are less of a concern than opponents would have the public believe.

April 15, 2014
SLAC News Center
A new SLAC-Stanford study rules out a key pathway for developing energy-saving, room-temperature superconductors.

April 9, 2014
Stanford Report
Stanford University scientists have found a new, highly efficient way to produce liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas, an eco-friendly alternative to conventional ethanol production from corn and other crops.

April 8, 2014
Stanford Report
An enterprising team of Stanford students has designed a low-cost, solar-powered home that could lead the home-building industry to a more sustainable future.