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How More Carbon Dioxide In The Air Could Lead To More Human Disease

July 2018

The rising level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere means that crops are becoming less nutritious, and that change could lead to higher rates of malnutrition that predispose people to various...

New Stanford study suggests climate mitigation could yield trillions in economic benefits

May 2018

Failing to meet climate mitigation goals laid out in the U.N.

Calculating the risk of slowing crop yields

July 2014

New research from FSE associate director David Lobell shows that the chance of a global slowdown in agricultural yield growth in the next 20 years is significantly higher due to global warming.

At Stanford, IMF chief discusses promise, risk of global economy

February 2014

Christine Lagarde says she is optimistic that the world’s economic leaders are committed to taking the steps that will guard against another large-scale financial collapse.

Stanford scholars find varying quality of education in BRICs

August 2013

In an effort to create world-class university systems, Brazil, Russia, India and China are funneling resources to higher education institutions.

World's staple crops to see increasing exposure to extreme heat, say Stanford researchers

June 2013

Climate change is already affecting crop production around the world through rising temperatures, changes in rainfall patterns and increasing CO2 in the atmosphere.

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

Climate Central interviews David Lobell on climate change and global food production

January 2011

FSE Fellow David Lobell answers questions on how agriculture will be affected by the climate changes projected to occur over the next century.

Food price volatility and the world's poor

January 2011

In a paper released December 20 in Population and Development Review, FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon provide insight into the causes and consequences of volatile...

David Lobell to present at 2010 American Geophysical Union fall meeting

December 2010

David Lobell will be giving two talks this week at the AGU fall meeting.

From Russia: More heat, less wheat

August 2010

FSE Center Fellow David Lobell contributes a commentary to Climate Central on the recent heat wave in Russia, its impact on wheat production and global prices, and what rising temperatures mean in...

Program on Food Security and the Environment: A climate ripe for high food prices?

September 2008

The recent run-up in global food prices is wreaking well-documented havoc throughout the developing world.

Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse, Naylor, Falcon say in Boston Review

September 2008

FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon discuss the food crisis in a lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of Boston Review.