OpenXChange Open Office Hours: Responding to Climate Change

OpenXChange is pleased to announce its first Open Office Hours program with the first in a series of six for 2015-16 exploring climate change. Our panel of experts will discuss a range of climate change response strategies including approaches such as divesting from fossil fuels, investment in alternative energy, environmental justice, and policies such as carbon fees or markets.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 40
Event Sponsor(s): 
Stanford Law School, OpenXChange, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Precourt Institute for Energy, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Contact Email: 
openxchange@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1103
Admission: 

Event is free. SUID required for admission. A reception follows the event. Food provided.

Revolutionizing Our Energy Future: Joint International Smart Grid Demonstration Projects by NEDO

Mr. Go Takizawa, Chief Representative of the Silicon Valley office of NEDO (Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) discusses how smart grid technologies are revolutionizing the energy future landscape.  The electric industry is currently undergoing a massive transformation both on the supply side (e.g. large deployment of renewable energy production facilities) and on the demand side (e.g.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:30pm
Location: 
Skilling Auditorium
Event Sponsor(s): 
The US-Asia Technology Management Center (Stanford School of Engineering) with additional financial support from the Allen Miner Foundation and the Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project
Contact Email: 
irene3@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-0096
Admission: 

Public welcome at no charge | light refreshments afterward

Energy Seminar: The Economic Challenges and Chances of the German Energy Transition

Speaker:

Claudia Kemfert, professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin and head of the department of Energy, Transportation, and Environment, German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Talk Abstract:

Date and Time: 
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all

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

Each year Stanford experts from a range of disciplines meet to discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity‘s needs for and use of food, energy, water, and the effect they have on climate and conflict.  These experts will illustrate and evaluate some of the ways in which decisions in one resource area can lead to trade-offs or co-benefits in others, and discuss opportunities to make decisions that can have positive benefits in one area while avoiding negative or unintended consequences in other areas.  This year, in celebration of our 5th anniversary of Connecting the Dots,

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Event Sponsor(s): 
School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
miki.yu@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-2613
Admission: 

Free and open to Stanford community and general the public.

Suhnaz Yilmaz: Turkish Russian Relations in a Turbulent Region and the Challenges of Eurasian Energy Politics

The Crimean crisis and developments in Ukraine has once again brought the shores of the Black Sea and debates about a resurgent Russia's flexing its muscle into the limelight. In this extremely volatile political context, this public lecture aims to focus on the changing dynamics of Turkish-Russian relations, as well as the energy politics of Eurasia. The current global political economy is characterized by the growing economic interaction of BRICS and near BRICS economies, with emerging powers increasingly exercising greater influence in their neighbouring regions.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Encina Central CISAC Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Event Sponsor(s): 
Mediterranean Studies Forum, CREEES Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Contact Email: 
burcak@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
736-8169

Drivers for Energy & Emissions in India: Access, Efficiency, Security, and Getting the Policy, Finance and Jobs Stories Right

Special talk with Arunabha Ghosh, CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water, India

Date and Time: 
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:00am
Location: 
Y2E2 room 101
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-2613
Admission: 

Stanford faculty, students, and staff only