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Rob Jackson

Professor of earth sciences at Stanford University

Rob Jackson is the Douglas Provostial Professor in the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University. His research focuses on carbon, the biosphere and atmosphere, energy use, and climate change.

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Reopen Barnett Shale water probe

North Texas homeowners have complained for years that drilling has contaminated their drinking water. Our new research suggests they’re right. Here's how the state could help put this controversy to bed.