Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Events: 2015

Food Security and Nutrition in an Era of Conflict and Climate Change »

November 20, 2015 12:00 pm PST

Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, discusses food security and nutrition in a changing world. 

FILM SCREENING: Time to Choose »

November 19, 2015 6:45 pm PST

You are invited to join Academy Award® winning director, Charles Ferguson, (No End in Sight; Inside Job) as he presents his documentary focused on climate change.

The Use and Utility of Science in a Policy Context: Case Studies in Practical Ocean Policy »

November 13, 2015 12:00 pm PST

The Center for Ocean Solutions hosts a seminar by its newest visiting fellow, ...

First Nations' Futures Institute Ten Year Anniversary Symposium »

November 8, 2015 9:00 am PST

First Nations' Fellows past and present celebrate the ten year anniversary of the program with a day-long symposium.

FSE Symposium: Technology Adoption in African Agriculture »

November 4, 2015 5:00 pm PST

Craig McIntosh, professor of economics, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego, discusses how technology can help countries leap-frog some of the barriers to agricultural productivity...

Natural Capital Project Anniversary Symposium »

October 13, 2015 3:00 pm PDT

The Natural Capital Project celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special symposium featuring two panels. The first panel will address investments in natural capital by corporate and government leaders, including cases in China, Myanmar and...

FSI Presents Susan Rice: Climate Change and National Security »

October 12, 2015 4:30 pm PDT

Susan E. Rice, President Obama's national security adviser and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at Stanford on the topic of climate change and national security. President John Hennessy will introduce Rice, who is a...

Shipping in the Arctic: Promise, Preparations and Impacts featuring Jeremy Goldbogen - Washington, DC »

October 7, 2015 12:45 pm PDT

Resources for the Future and Woods cosponsored seminar featuring Jeremy Goldbogen, assistant professor of biology at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station. Goldbogen leads the expert panel focused on understanding the science behind increased...

2015 Stanford Bright Award »

September 29, 2015 4:00 pm PDT

Woods and Stanford Law School are proud to announce the 2015 winner of Stanford's annual award for significant contributions to environmental preservation and sustainability:  Polly Courtice, founding director of the Cambridge Institute for...

Modern Well Test Analysis (Aug 17-19, 2015) »

August 17, 2015 8:30 am PDT

Modern Well Testing Analysis Shortcourse featuring Instructor: Roland Horne, Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of Earth Sciences and Senior Fellow by Courtesy, Woods Institute. This course will cover both the philosophy and...


July 22, 2015 11:00 am PDT

LIZ HADLY, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology presents the SE3 Summer Faculty Seminar.

Reservoir Simulation Short Course (July 20-24, 2015 ) »

July 20, 2015 8:30 am PDT

Fundamentals of Reservoir Simulation featuring Instructors: Khalid Aziz, Otto N. Miller Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Emeritus and Affiliate, Woods Institute;  Lou Durlofsky, ...

Master of Liberal Arts 2015 Expedition to Costa Rica »

July 10, 2015 12:00 pm PDT

Woods Senior Fellow William Durham (Human Biology and Anthropology) leads tour of Costa Rica.

Environmental Forum: Dr. Izabella Teixeira, Minister of the Environment in Brazil »

July 7, 2015 3:30 pm PDT

Please join us for a special seminar given by Dr. Izabella Teixeira, the Minister of the Environment in Brazil.

Special Seminar: The Ecology of Poverty Traps in Coupled Natural-Human Systems »

July 7, 2015 2:00 pm PDT

Dr. Matthew Bonds, Research Associate at Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, presents a special seminar titled: The Ecology of Poverty Traps in Coupled Natural-Human Systems.  Taking an innovative cross-...

Washington DC Expert Discussion: Integrating Natural Capital into Decisions »

June 30, 2015 9:00 am PDT

In June 2015, the Nature Conservancy and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, in cooperation with their Natural Capital Project partners, the World Wildlife Fund and the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, hosted ...

The United Nations at 70: A Conversation with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon »

June 26, 2015 3:00 pm PDT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit will highlight the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN, part of a larger trip to the Bay Area to commemorate the San Francisco Conference, where the charter establishing the UN was signed in 1945....

100th Anniversary of the Branner Earth Sciences Library Celebration and Tour »

June 11, 2015 4:00 pm PDT

This celebration is the culminating event in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections and Stanford's second president John Casper Branner. Please join us for a public event with speakers,...

Ann Castle

Water In The West Brown Bag Session: Don’t Fence Me In – Legal Barriers to Agricultural Water Transactions featuring Anne Castle »

May 27, 2015 12:00 pm PDT

Anne Castle, Landreth Visiting Fellow and former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of Interior, is featured at this Brown Bag session titled: Don’t Fence Me In – Legal Barriers to Agricultural Water Transactions. Water...


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