December 2010
Names You Need To Know in 2011: Natural Capital Project
Until recently, it's been difficult to put a truly measurable value on our forests, water supplies and other natural resources. The Natural Capital Project, a non-profit venture led in part by researchers from the Woods Institute, has changed that.
Outsourcing Deforestation in the Developing World
Agriculture in Brazil: New Report from the Program on Food Security and the Environment
Rising Seas and the Groundwater Equation
Co-Director Barton H. ("Buzz") Thompson comments on recent findings that worldwide overpumping of groundwater more than doubled between 1960 and 2000 and is responsible for about 25 percent of the current rise in sea level.
Bay Area Sanitation Group Adopts Woods Institute's Vision for 'Wastewater as a Resource'
Woods Institute Hosts Ocean Salon in San Francisco
On Nov. 30, the Woods Institute hosted an Ocean Salon focusing on research solutions to protect the ocean and its resources. Woods faculty discussed their work solving issues on effective ocean and coastal management, climate change and conserving large ocean predators.
'The Death & Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival'
Oil: How Much Is There, How Much More Will We Use and at What Price?
In this Q&A with the Stanford Report, Senior Fellow Steven Gorelick discusses his new book, "Oil Panic and the Global Crisis: Predictions and Myths."
A Review of Climate Surveys by Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick and Other U.S. Pollsters
Scientists in a Hostile Climate: Remembering Senior Fellow Stephen Schneider
The Woods Institute Top 10 List for Stanford Students
Co-Directors Jeff Koseff and Buzz Thompson offer a list of the top 10 ways students can become involved in environment and sustainability activities at Stanford.
Chi Conference, Jan. 14, 2011: Call for applications from Stanford graduate students and postdocs. Deadline extended: Dec. 13, 2010.
Mary Ruckelshaus Named Managing Director of the Natural Capital Project
Senior Fellow Mark Jacobson Appointed to Federal Energy Advisory Committee
Video: Senior Fellow Harold Mooney Receives Volvo Environment Prize
Supreme Court to Review Report by Co-Director Buzz Thompson in Western Water Case
Environmental Venture Projects: Stanford faculty are invited to submit letters of intent for 2011 EVP grants. Deadline: Jan. 17, 2011.
Steve Schneider Memorial Celebration: Sunday, Dec. 12, 1:00-6:30 pm, Arrillaga Alumni Center (RSVP required).
Staford-IDG China CEO Forum, Dec. 10, 9:00 am- 6:00 pm, Huang Engineering Center, Rm. 300.
The Woods Institute will be closed Dec. 20-31. Offices will re-open on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. Have a great (and sustainable) holiday!
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