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What's At Stake

Today, more than 1 billion people have inadequate access to energy, water and food. As the world population continues to grow to over 9 billion this century, demand for these resources will increase.

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At Stanford Earth, we develop the knowledge, talent, and leadership to understand the changing Earth and help solve the enormous resource and environmental challenges facing the world. We are committed to a collaborative, collegial, inclusive, and tolerant community.

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Ellen Ward portrait

Ward's research examined the impacts of climate change and local hydropower development on muskrats living in Canada’s Peace-Athabasca Delta.

Tom Hayden

We’re living in a golden age of science communication, but too many people are missing out, says Thomas Hayden, director of the master’s degree program in environmental communications.

Data visualization showing vegetation patterns in the United States

The class is designed for students from any major or background who want to understand how data analytics can help solve challenges impacting Earth and its inhabitants.