Recent Center News
In many drought-stricken regions, water security is threatened by shifting climate and demographic conditions. In research funded by the Woods Institute for the Environment, Center Director Bruce Cain and colleagues will develop a new approach to drought management that accounts for long-term socio-environmental change.
Stanford research reveals the rapidly growing influence of wildfire smoke on air quality trends across most of the United States. Wildfire smoke in recent years has slowed or reversed progress toward cleaner air in 35 states, erasing a quarter of gains made since 2000.
Journalists covering the American West can apply for a fellowship that offers a $5,000 stipend. The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University will be accepting applications for its Western Media Fellowship through October 9, 2023.