Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Environmental Forum

The Environmental Forum informs the Stanford community about a broad range of environmental issues and solutions through presentation and discussion by global experts from within Stanford and other leading academic institutions, government, NGOs, foundations and business. The forum is open to Stanford faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. 

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building, Bechtel Conference Room, Room 299
Thursdays, 3:30 to 5:00
NOTE: There may be occasional room and time changes, please check the agenda below.


Forum Calendar

Environmental Forum featuring Tim Crews »

May 29, 2014 3:30 pm

Dr. Tim Crews will give a talk titled Meeting the Global Agricultural Challenge in the 21st Century: Can Ecological Intensification Deliver?

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Dr. Hazim El-Naser »

May 22, 2014 2:00 pm

His Excellency Dr. Hazim El-Naser will give a talk titled Water Security in the Middle East. Please note the time for this special event is 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Thursday, May 22.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Stephen Haber »

May 1, 2014 3:30 pm

Stephen Haber will give a talk titled Climate, Technology, and the Evolution of Political and Economic Institutions.

2014 Birdsall Dreiss Lecture Featuring Lawrence Band »

April 29, 2014 3:30 pm

Dr. Band is the 2014 Birdsall Dreiss Lecturer of the Geological Society of America.  Note day and location change, Tuesday April 29 in Geo Corner - Bldg. 320, Room 220

Law of the River: The Future of Interstate Compacts in the American West »

April 17, 2014 4:00 pm

Water in the West and partners are pleased to sponsor an esteemed panel of experts to provide perspectives on the past, present, and future of interstate compacts in the management of rivers and water in the west. Panelists include Barton “Buzz” Thompson (Law), Stanford Woods Institute co-director and special master to the U.S. Supreme Court in Montana v. Wyoming; David Hayes, Stanford visiting professor and former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior; and Burke Griggs, Stanford visiting professor and assistant attorney general of Kansas.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring James Holland Jones »

March 6, 2014 3:30 pm

Jamie Jones will give a talk titled Frontiers in Disease Ecology.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Marshall Burke »

February 27, 2014 3:30 pm

Marshall Burke will give a talk titled Climate, Peace, and Economic Productivity.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Brad Udall »

February 20, 2014 3:30 pm

Bradley Udall will give a talk titled Colorado River Myths and Realities: The Coming Conflict.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Glenn Paulson »

February 19, 2014 12:00 pm

Dr. Glenn Paulson will give a talk titled What Does a Science Advisor Actually Do?

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Roz Naylor »

February 6, 2014 3:30 pm

Roz Naylor will give a talk titled The Promise and Pitfalls of Aquaculture for Food Security and the Environment.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Megan Mullin »

January 30, 2014 3:30 pm

Megan Mullin will give a talk titled Fiscal Federalism and Spillover Benefits: Evidence from Water Infrastructure Investment.

Stanford Woods Environmental Forum featuring Michael Biddle »

January 16, 2014 3:30 pm

Mike Biddle will give a talk titled The Last Frontier of Recycling – Above-Ground Mining of Plastics From Some of the Largest and Most Complex Waste Streams in the World.   Thursday, Jan 16, Y2E2 299.