Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Events: 2012

The Program in Human Biology at 40 Years: What Made this Start-up so Successful? »

December 11, 2012 5:00 pm PST

Early faculty from the Program in Human Biology will discuss the idea behind the founding of Stanford's largest interdisciplinary, inter-school program, the process that led up to the founding and their view of the reasons why HumBio has been so...

E-IPER Capstone Symposium »

December 5, 2012 2:00 pm PST

Please mark your calendars to attend the 7th E-IPER Capstone Symposium Wednesday, December 5th.  With a Holiday Reception to follow, 4:30-5:30 pm.

Energy Seminar: Development of Lignocellulosic Fuels »

December 3, 2012 4:15 pm PST

Chris Somerville, Director of the Energy Biosciences Institute, University of California - Berkeley

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Rebecca Bliege Bird and Douglas W. Bird »

November 29, 2012 3:30 pm PST

Rebecca Bird, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Douglas Bird, Senior Research Scientist in Anthropology and Director of Comparative Wests Project at The Bill Lane Center for the American West, will give a talk titled Aboriginal...

Energy 360: Nuclear Power »

November 27, 2012 5:00 pm PST

Nuclear Power: Promise or Peril? The Technology and Policy Behind Safe Nuclear Power.   Panelists include Mike Dunn, Director of Laser Inertial Fusion Energy at Lawrence Livermore Labs; Thomas Isaacs, Director for...

Workshop with FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff »

November 27, 2012 12:45 pm PST

Jon Wellinghoff was named Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by President Barack Obama on March 19, 2009. Chairman Wellinghoff will talk about steps FERC has taken to ensure that customers have reliable, efficient and...

Energy Seminar: Renewable Electricity Futures »

November 26, 2012 4:15 pm PST

Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at NREL

CISAC Science Seminar »

November 26, 2012 12:00 pm PST

Global Health Diplomacy in North Korea: the Stanford Tuberculosis Project in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea featuring Gary Schoolnik, Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases and of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford...

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Tony Barnosky »

November 15, 2012 3:30 pm PST

Professor Barnosky, Cox Visiting Professor in Environmental Earth System Science, will address Why Developing Renewable Energy Is Even More Important Than You Think; A Biological Perspective.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Helen Clark »

November 8, 2012 12:15 pm PST

Rt Hon. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, will address Why Tackling Climate Change Matters for Development.

Stanford Energy Club Lunch Talk featuring Mary D. Nichols »

November 5, 2012 12:00 pm PST

Mary D. Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, will discuss California’s greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. RSVP required.

Where is the Western Water Going? »

October 30, 2012 3:30 pm PDT

Join Water in the West for a discussion of challenges facing western water management and what students can do to help.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Jim Salinger »

October 25, 2012 3:30 pm PDT

Dr. Michael James "Jim" Salinger, Lorry Lokey Visiting Professor in the Program in Human Biology, will give a talk titled Disappearing Ice in New Zealand: Are the Temperatures Rising?

Distinguished Lecturer Richard Alley »

October 23, 2012 4:15 pm PDT

Stanford School of Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Richard Alley, the Evan Pugh Professor Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University, will discuss ice sheets and sea level in a warming world.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Jeremey Bailenson »

October 18, 2012 3:30 pm PDT

Jeremy Bailenson is an Associate Professor of Communication, Director of the Doctoral Program in Communication, and Director of Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab

Linkages between food systems and human health in Africa  »

October 11, 2012 3:30 pm PDT

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy, Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Applied Economics at Cornell University will talk about new evidence on the linkages among agriculture, nutrition...

GCEP Research Symposium 2012, Creating a Bright Energy Future - GCEP at 10 Years »

October 10, 2012 8:30 am PDT

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming GCEP Research Symposium. Last year's conference was our most talked about and highly attended event ever. Over 600 participants from academia, industry, government, and the investment community took...

Cafe Scientifique Looks At How Climate Change Alters Nature »

October 9, 2012 6:00 pm PDT

Terry Root, Professor, by courtesy, of Biology, Senior Fellow at Stanford Woods institute for the Environment, addresses Changing Climate - Changing Nature.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Kevin Trenberth »

October 4, 2012 3:30 pm PDT

Dr. Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Senior Scientist in the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Can Civilization Be Saved?: A Game-Changing Lecture by Paul Ehrlich »

October 2, 2012 12:00 pm PDT

Humanity is faced with an array of environmental problems that threaten a collapse of civilization...


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