April 2008             


Rising Demand for Meat Takes Toll on Environment

On NPR’s "Morning Edition", Woods Senior Fellow Roz Naylor discusses the environmental impact of the global demand for meat products.

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Earth for Hire

Woods Senior Fellow Gretchen Daily discusses the Natural Capital Project in the April edition of Common Ground.

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Task for Reversing Warming Grows More Daunting

On NPR’s "All Things Considered", Woods Consulting Professor Bert Metz comments on the future of green technologies to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Y2E2: "Best Green Building" in Bay Area

Stanford’s new Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy (Y2E2) Building was named the Bay Area’s "best green building" by the San Francisco Business Journal.

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Hal Mooney to Share the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

Biology Professor Harold A. Mooney, consulting senior fellow at the Woods Institute, is co-recipient of the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

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Job Opportunity: Climate Scientist Faculty Posistion at Stanford

Stanford’s School of Earth Sciences and the Woods Institute are soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in climate science.
Deadline: April 30.

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Stanford Faculty: Call for Planning Grants

The Woods Institute invites proposals for planning grants to support interdisciplinary work related to the sustainable built environment.
Deadline: May 1.

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Woods Fellows Featured in Online Video, "Covering Climate Change"

In September 2007, Woods fellows Jon Krosnick, Terry Root, Stephen Schneider and James Sweeney participated in a climate change roundtable with editors from the New York Times, Washington Post, Wired and other major media. That roundtable is now featured in a free online course and video called “Covering Climate Change” at http://www.newsu.org [registration required].

Woods on iTunes

Podcasts of Sustanable Places, the Energy Seminars and other Woods events can be downloaded at Stanford on iTunes U. Look for the Woods Institute icon: http://itunes.stanford.edu/

2007 Annual Report Online

The Woods Institute’s 2007 Annual Report is now available online here.



Energy Seminar

A series of interdisciplinary talks on a broad range of energy topics, Wednesdays at 4:15pm.

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Sustainable Built Environment

Finding innovative ways to create a built environment that is sustainable and livable.

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Environmental Forum

Thursdays, 3:30-5:00pm, followed by a wine and cheese reception.

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Energy Crossroads Conference

"From Vision to Action: Sparking Global Change," April 30-May 1.

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