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. 

Forum Calendar

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

July 7, 2015 3:30 pm

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

The Colorado River: The Years of Living Dangerously  »

May 7, 2015 3:30 pm

Anne Castle, Landreth Visiting Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute and former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the U.S. Department of Interior, will discuss the state of America's hardest working river -- The Colorado -- and current efforts to create a more sustainable management system.

Unending Cycles of Crisis and Growth in Humanity’s Pursuit to Feed Civilization »

April 9, 2015 3:30 pm

Ruth DeFries, the Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, will discuss how humans' manipulation of nature has led to our species living mostly in cities and subsisting on food produced by a minority in distant locations.      

Impact to Ground Water from Well Completion and Stimulation Practices in the Pavillion, Wyoming Well Field »

March 4, 2015 3:30 pm

Dominic DiGiulio, Physical Science Research Associate in Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.