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Scholarly Publications

Japanese Entrepreneurship: Can the Silicon Valley Model Be Applied to Japan?

December 1999

Since 1992, the Japanese economy has been utterly stagnant, with signs of weak performance at every turn.

Climate Change and the Transformation of World Energy Supply

May 1999

This report outlines the changes in energy supply that will be required over the next fifty years.

Value of Natural Pest Control Services in Agriculture, The

December 1997

Life itself as well as the entire human economy depends on goods and services provided by earth's natural systems.

Other Publications

Rice-Based Farming Systems in Asia: Driving Forces and Implications for Global Change

December 1994

All too often, researchers in the academic world find themselves cut off from their colleagues in other disciplines by the level of specialization required in their own fields.

A New Currency: Climate Change and Carbon Credits

July 2004

A new currency is emerging in world markets.

Prioritizing climate change adaptation needs for food security - Policy Brief

December 2008

The potential impact of climate change on the world’s poor is a topic with wide and growing interest, but there remains much uncertainty about how specifically to adapt to a changing climate.

News

Climate change a threat to Indonesian agriculture, PNAS study says

May 2007

A new study published May 8th in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds that Indonesian rice agriculture is greatly affected by short-run climate variability, and could be...

Stanford-Cargill partnership strengthens to address food security issues

November 2011

Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) has received a $2 million grant from Cargill, a second gift from the company that raises its total contribution to FSE to $5 million...

At climate symposium, Kennedy posits global warming as most serious worldwide threat

June 2004

Speaking at a June 24 joint conference sponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, CESP senior fellow Donald Kennedy warned of the pressing need to address...

Events

Energy and Climate Change in India

February 25, 1999

India is the fourth largest producer of carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion. At current growth rates, its emissions will surpass those of the US today by 2022.

Long-Term Power Options for India: Myths, Realities, and Insights

November 22, 1999

The history of Indian power sector is abound with myths like those that envisioned the big projects as "temples of modern India" some fifty years ago, to the recent characterization of the sector...

Projects

Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

MissionStanford University's new program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) aims to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of global hunger and environmental damage from...
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Climate Change Policy

Many of the most significant efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions employ market mechanisms.  Notably, under the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), major emitters in Europe are...
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Low Income Energy Services

An important complement to PESD's research on climate change policy and established fuel and power markets is our ongoing study of how to supply more and higher-quality energy services to the...
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Multimedia

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

Can Sustainable Intensification Feed the World?

February 2015

Professor Sir Gordon Conway visited Stanford University on February 10, 2015 to discuss the importance of sustainable intensification of agriculture to feed the world in the face of obstacles such as population growth, shifting diets, land and...

Interview: Dr. Cary Fowler

May 2015

On May 6, Dr.

People

David Lobell Senior Fellow Professor, Earth System Science, William Wrigley Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Donald Kennedy Professor, Biology, Emeritus
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus
Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research
Sam Heft-Neal Research scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford Department of Earth System Science Research scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Christopher Seifert PhD student, Earth System Science
Charles Perrow Visiting Scholar (in residence December-April)
Jennifer Burney Visiting Fellow
David S. Battisti Visiting Professor
Wolfram Schlenker Visiting Scholar