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Scholarly Publications

Model vs. experiment to predict crop losses—Response

December 2018

Our Report draws attention to a complex but understudied issue: How will climate warming alter losses of major food crops to insect pests?

Governance Innovation for a Connected World: Protecting Free Expression, Diversity and Civic Engagement in the Global Digital Ecosystem

November 2018

The emergence of a global digital ecosystem has been a boon for global communication and the democratization of the means of distributing information.

Increase in crop losses to insect pests in a warming climate

August 2018

Crop responses to climate warming suggest that yields will decrease as growing-season temperatures increase.

Other Publications

Reports of the Demise of Carbon Pricing are Greatly Exaggerated

August 2018

AbstractPoliticians in a number of jurisdictions with cap-and-trade markets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or carbon taxes have argued that the evidence is in and the conclusion is clear:...

FSE Brochure

February 2018

Download the Center on Food Security and the Environment brochure

The Magnitsky Act - Russian lawyer in Trump Jr. meeting lobbied against it; why does Putin hate it so much?

July 2017

Sergei Magnitsky was a thirty-seven year old Russian lawyer and auditor who worked for Hermitage Capital Management, a firm founded in 1996 by Bill Browder, the grandson of the famous leader of the...

News

The blame game begins over the INF Treaty’s demise, and Washington is losing

January 2019

In December, Secretary of State Pompeo said Russia had 60 days to come back into compliance with the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

Fukuyama Was Right (Mostly)

January 2019

Paul D. Miller tells the American Interest that Francis Fukuyama's central contention still rings true: There is no conceivable ideological rival to liberal democracy. Read it here. 

Ukraine, nuclear weapons and the trilateral statement 25 years later

January 2019

Today, January 14, marks the 25th anniversary of the Trilateral Statement.  Signed in Moscow by President Bill Clinton, Russian President Boris Yeltsin and Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk, the...

Events

Russian Hybrid War, Ukraine, and US policy

February 7, 2019

Abstract: This talk will discuss the evolution of Russian hybrid war and how the Russians executed it to perfection to seize Crimea.

The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal

February 5, 2019

Over the course of more than three decades as a diplomat, William J. Burns served five Presidents and ten Secretaries of State.

Information Session - Fisher Family CDDRL Honors Program

January 18, 2019

This event is open to Stanford undergraduate students only.  The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is currently accepting applications from eligible juniors due February...

Projects

Program on Human Rights

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be phasing out its program in 2015 with the retirement of PHR’s Director Helen...
English

Leadership Academy for Development Workshops

The Leadership Academy for Development (LAD) trains government officials and business leaders from developing countries to help the private sector be a constructive force for economic growth and...
English

European Security Initiative

Stanford Initiative on European SecurityWith Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Europe is facing the greatest challenge to its stability and security since...
English

Multimedia

Food Insecurity: A 21st Century Threat to Global Security and Stability

May 2018

Ertharin Cousin, Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Visiting Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment, presented her ongoing research on food insecurity as a global threat on...

Cybersecurity

May 2018

Data breaches. Malware. Theft of corporate secrets. Hacking of elections. As the world’s information has moved more and more online, so have the world’s crime, terrorists, and clandestine operations.

Ertharin Cousin, Tales from the War on Hunger

February 2018

 After the 2007 Global Food Crisis, President Barack Obama in his Inaugural Address committed to the world’s poor nations: “We pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed...

People

Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Dr. Chonira Enushka Aturupane Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in International Policy
Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Alla Kassianova Alla Kassianova Senior Research Associate
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Megan Metzger Research Scholar Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
Laura Jakli CDDRL Pre-doctoral Fellow, 2018-19
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar
Alice Underwood CDDRL Pre-doctoral Fellow, 2018-19
Benoit Pelopidas Benoît Pelopidas Affiliate