Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Desalination Impacts

Leading experts find costly process could increase freshwater supplies for some coastal communities, but is unlikely to significantly alter CA water budget.

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Carlsbad Desalination Plant, California

FUEL for Green Careers

Woods pilot program introduces Stanford students to environmental careers, policymakers and professionals in the field.

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Sacramento, California

Volunteer Hero

Woods Senior Fellow Rodolfo Dirzo to receive prestigious Stanford volunteer service prize for work with underserved communities.

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Costa Rica

Climate Priorities

Veterans of the Obama, Bush, Clinton and Reagan administrations gathered at Stanford May 6 to discuss the next U.S. President's climate agenda.

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A Time for Change

FUEL for green careers, past population growth as prologue, the economics of climate change and more in our latest newsletter.