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Energy Innovation in Japan and the Future of Climate Change

January 21, 2022

This event will offer simultaneous translation between Japanese and English.  当イベントは日本語と英語の同時通訳がついています。 This is a virtual event.

Special Screening of Documentary Film 'FOOD EVOLUTION'

March 16, 2018

Please join us for a special screening of 'FOOD EVOLUTION' with a panel discussion where the film's director Scott Hamilton Kennedy and Stanford experts in the field of food security will discuss...

Sheep and Socio-Economic Growth in Europe

April 6, 2017

Although sheep are only one of the important domesticates exploited in many parts of the world, it has played a near-paradigmatic role throughout the emergence and spread of European civilization....

Connecting the Dots 2015: The Food, Energy, Water and Climate Nexus

April 17, 2015

For more information and to register, visit tomkat.stanford.edu/ctd.Each year Stanford experts from a range of disciplines meet to discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity's...

Historical Injustice and Territorial Disputes in East Asia

March 5, 2014

There are four serious island disputes in East Asia: from north to south, the Southern Kurile dispute (Russia vs. Japan), the Liancourt dispute (two Koreas vs.

Dangerous Waters: China and Japan in the East China Sea

January 31, 2014

Maritime security has become an increasingly salient point of friction in China-Japan relations.

Water and agriculture in a changing Africa: What might be done?

May 23, 2013

Effective water management is one key element of agricultural innovation and growth.

Connecting the Dots 2013: The Energy, Food, Water, and Climate Nexus

April 19, 2013

Stanford experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity’s need for and use of energy, food, water, and environmental resources.

Ethnicity and Political Responsiveness in China

February 7, 2013

Speaker Bio: Greg Distelhorst is a Ph.D.

Africa's Food Systems in 2030

February 5, 2013

Paul Collier will talk about how to manage the difference between helpful and damaging commercialisation, and puts forth three arguments.

Making the Resource Curse Disappear: A re-examination of Haber and Menaldo’s “Do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism"

January 26, 2012

Abstract:   Haber and Menaldo (2011) claim there is little evidence that oil is harmful to democracy, and that previous studies to the contrary were corrupted by omitted variable bias.

Corruption in Food Delivery: When are Vulnerable Populations Most Affected?

January 24, 2012

Abstract: In developing countries, the efficacy of subsidized food delivery systems is particularly challenged by corruption that can disproportionately affect less powerful areas or less powerful...

Transmission Policies to Unlock America's Renewable Energy Resources

September 15, 2011

On behalf of PESD, Stanford co-hosts PIE, TomKat, and SIEPR, and external sponsors Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and the Kauffman Foundation, convened an all-day conference on September 15 on ...

The BP Oil Spill: Environmental Justice Implications

October 18, 2010

Join us for a discussion on human rights and environmental justice implications surrounding the BP oil spill from regulatory, litigation and conceptual perspectives.

Clean Trade vs. the Resource Curse

November 6, 2009

Profile Leif Wenar is Chair of Ethics at King's College London.

Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Court in Southeast Asia

November 4, 2009

Carolyn A. Mercado is a senior program officer with The Asia Foundation in the Philippines. In this position she manages the Law and Human Rights program.

Giving Farmers a Voice

October 15, 2009

Abstract Improving the productivity of small farmers is essential for economic development in most poor countries.  Providing access to timely and relevant information could improve the...

Property Market Effects of the Endangered Species Act

February 3, 2009

AbstractThe federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) and California's Endangered Species Act (CESA) aim to protect species from extinction by restricting property development on the habitats of...

Locating the Oil Wars

December 4, 2008

Emily Meierding is a Ph.D. Candidate in the University of Chicago Department of Political Science.

Creating a New Europe

December 4, 2008

Professor Hedlund explores a shift in focus in Europe away from the 'Brussels vs.

Institutional Biosafety Committees: A System in Need of Overhaul

February 27, 2008

Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBCs) have been charged with the oversight and review of biosafety at thousands of biocontainment labs nationwide, hundreds of which are high level BSL-3 and BSL...

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gorelick 0 Steven Gorelick Cyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
1cf4c37a72b8ab44c40568c8cfa7f378 Noah Diffenbaugh Kara J. Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Tong Wu headshot. Tong Wu Research Scholar
Ling Cao Ling Cao Affiliated scholar
pam Pamela Ronald Affiliated scholar
tanutama headshot2 Vincent Tanutama Research Data Analyst, Center on Food Security and the Environment