Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES: Christopher Field

New Threats, New Opportunities »

September 17, 2018

During an event at the Global Climate Action Summit, experts from Stanford and the Woodrow Wilson International Center discussed new evidence to support a key EPA decision that established the need to protect people’s...

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford experts spotlight climate and health at Global Climate Action Summit »

September 11, 2018

Stanford experts discuss the linkages between climate change and health, an area that will be a focus of Stanford-led events at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Global Climate Action Summit-Affiliated Events »

August 29, 2018

Stanford researchers and students hosted a number of events in connection with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Seed of Solutions  »

August 23, 2018

A perspective on basic research as a pathway to solving environmental challenges.

By Chris Field, Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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Getting to Net-Zero Emissions: A Q&A with Stanford Experts »

July 2, 2018

Stanford researchers discuss the technologies and steps it will take to reach a net-zero carbon emission energy future.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

 flooding in Port Arthur, Texas, in August 2017

Coastal Resilience »

June 27, 2018

Stanford policy and climate experts discuss ways to secure communities and military installations in the face of increasing flooding.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

2nd century AD mosaic illustrating The Odyssey by Homer.

Ancient Lessons on Managing Risk »

May 29, 2018

Perry L. McCarty Director Chris Field reflects on what Homer's Odyssey can teach us about using knowledge to save lives, money and time. 

By Chris Field, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Fire and the Future of California Forests »

May 22, 2018

Stanford scholars met in Sacramento to discuss the growing threat of wildfires in California and what it means for managing the state's forests and public health.

By Sarah Cafasso, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford faculty participate in leadership training

The Art (and Science) of Collaboration »

April 19, 2018

New Woods leadership program coaches Stanford faculty on working across traditional boundaries

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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Natural Assets and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance »

March 26, 2018

Perry L. McCarty Director Chris Field reflects on the need for "special tools" to assess the full value of ecosystems and other natural assets. (Read related newsletter ...

By Chris Field, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Tourists watch dolphins in Golfo Dulce or Sweet Gulf, a rare tropical fjord estuary inthe Osa-Golfito region of Costa Rica. The inlet opens to the Pacific Ocean.

Moving Closer to Sustainability Goals  »

March 14, 2018

Appointment of new co-director brings marine focus and expanded reach for initiative in Costa Rica.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Setting expectations for negative-emission systems in U.S. to protect climate »

March 12, 2018

A new study assesses potential for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage in the United States.

By Mark Golden, Precourt Institute for Energy

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Expanding the Dialogue »

January 25, 2018

Perry L. McCarty Director Chris Field outlines a vision for making interdisciplinary research successful, moving it beyond the boundaries of academia, and building relationships that can change the world. (Read related...

By Chris Field, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

California state capitol in Sacramento

States Lead the Way on Climate »

January 25, 2018

Looking at lessons from California's journey toward a low-carbon economy.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Best Case Scenario for International Climate Talks »

November 7, 2017

Experts from around the world are gathering in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) to discuss a path to implementation of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement.

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Resilience and the Future of the World’s Communities on the Coast »

September 20, 2017

Stanford scholars discussed sea level rise, extreme events, and other threats to coastal communities throughout the nation and around the world and how best to respond.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute of the Environment

Hurricane Risks Underscore Value of Climate Reports »

September 11, 2017

Researchers at Stanford show the critical role assessment of climate change and other environmental issues can play in supporting actions and responses by decision-makers.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Forest in Northern California

Growing Carbon Offsets on Trees »

August 14, 2017

A pioneering California program to sell carbon offsets has surprising environmental benefits – including providing habitat for endangered species – and provides lessons for initiatives under development in other states...

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Q&A with Stanford experts on the president’s Paris agreement decision »

June 1, 2017

The president announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Four Stanford scholars discuss the implications of this decision.

By Devon Ryan, The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Trees in Brazil

Assuming easy carbon removal from the atmosphere is a high-stakes gamble »

May 18, 2017

Stanford scientists explain the risks of betting the world’s future on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies.

By Devon Ryan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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