Experts from World Wildlife Fund and Stanford University discussed environmentally and economically efficient ways to build and protect our communities. Stanford research will shed light on such questions as how we can best incorporate into planning what we know about future climate conditions and impacts in the U.S. and where the most dramatic changes are predicted to occur. (EVENT OVERVIEW, VIDEO AND NEWS COVERAGE)

Monday, January 30, 2017

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. | The National Press Club, Washington, D.C. 

Related Briefs

View research briefs related to this event.

Key Note Speaker

Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences


Chris FieldPerry L. McCarty Director and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy


Katharine MachSenior Research Scientist, Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Visiting Investigator, Carnegie Institution for Science

Noah Diffenbaugh, Professor in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment  

Carter Roberts, President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund of the United States


Stanford University’s environmental and energy research institutes, the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy, are convening a series of Environment and Energy panels to highlight pressing environmental and energy challenges the new U.S. presidential administation will need to confront.

The first panel in the series focused on the intersection of food, water, energy and national security. The second discussion focused on clean energy research and development for a low-carbon future. See past panel materials, videos and coming dates and topics on the series homepage.

For questions, please contact Lea Rosenbohm at