Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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

How can universities pursue sustainability? Q&A with Stanford Earth’s Pam Matson »

December 1, 2017

Stanford Earth professor Pam Matson, who served as dean of that school for 15 years, spoke with Stanford Woods Institute Director...

By Woods Staff, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Earth Dean Pamela Matson

What is Sustainability? »

April 7, 2017

Sustainability efforts today are critical to meet the needs of people now and over the long term, and Stanford has a leadership role, says Stanford Earth Dean Pamela Matson.

By Danielle Torrent Tucker, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Pamela Matson

Pamela Matson to Step Down as Stanford Earth Dean »

March 1, 2017

Scholar whose vision helped create Woods and support interdisciplinary envrionmental research moves to new role.

By Barbara Buell, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

COP21: Informing Climate Agreement »

November 23, 2015

Decades of Stanford Research Underpin Global Climate Talks in Paris

By Leslie Willoughby, Stanford Woods Institute

Chris Field, the U.S. nominee to head U.N. climate change organization

A Man for All Climates »

September 28, 2015

When it comes to climate change, Stanford climate scientist Chris Field sees the big picture, and distills complex details into a cohesive whole.

By Ker Than, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences at Stanford

Bluegill fish

Ecological Society of America Showcases Notable Papers  »

August 12, 2015

Stanford researchers among authors honored in centennial issue of largest professional society devoted to ecological science

By Kristen Weiss and Sara Worden, Center for Ocean Solutions

Stanford Environmental Researchers Work to Put Sustainability into Action »

March 11, 2015

Stanford professors Jenna Davis and Anna Michalak have been selected as Leopold Leadership Program Fellows.

By Paige Miller

Pamela Matson

Stanford Scientist Named to New U.S. Food and Agriculture Foundation »

July 29, 2014

Pamela Matson appointed to the board of the new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Stanford School of Earth Sciences

How to Feed the World »

July 14, 2014

Experts from many fields put their heads together in a Stanford project to map strategies against global want.

Stanford Magazine

President John Hennessy delivering his annual address to the Academic Council

Stanford's Sustainability Progress »

April 18, 2014

Sustainability progress – both academic and operational – was the focus of Stanford President John Hennessy's annual address to the Academic Council on Thursday. The president also praised improvements...

By Kate Chesley, Stanford News Service

Earth Sciences Dean Pamela Matson Wins Sustainability Science Award »

July 24, 2013

The Ecological Society of America has awarded its 2013 Sustainability Science Award to School of Earth Science Dean Pamela Matson.

Stanford News Service

New Light on China's Pollution Problem »

February 21, 2013

Study reveals scale of nitrogen’s effect on people and ecosystems

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment