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How Extreme Heat Affects Learning

October 2020

Worsening climate change deepens educational inequities across the United States and around the world, study finds.

Exploring the sustainability of the Indian sugar industry

August 2020

Researchers analyzed the interconnected food, water and energy challenges that arise from the sugar industry in India – the second-largest producer of sugar worldwide – and how the political economy...

Air Pollution's Connection to Infant Mortality

June 2020

The study of sub-Saharan Africa finds that a relatively small increase in airborne particles significantly increases infant mortality rates. A cost-effective solution may lie in an exotic-sounding...

Stanford researchers harness satellite imagery and AI to help fight poverty in Africa

May 2020

A new tool combines publicly accessible satellite imagery with AI to track poverty across African villages over time.

COVID-19 Could Exacerbate Food Insecurity Around the World, Stanford Expert Warns

May 2020

COVID-19 and other looming threats could make it much harder for people to access food. David Lobell, director of Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment, outlines likely scenarios and...

Marshall Burke Promoted to FSI Senior Fellow

May 2020

Burke’s research focuses on the social and economic impacts of environmental change, and on the economics of rural development in Africa.

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