Stanford Law graduate student Sam Sasan Shoamanesh op-ed piece on the inspiring keynote speech delivered this past Thursday by Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Read more »
From Russia: More heat, less wheatFSI Stanford, FSE Op-ed: Climate Central on August 6, 2010
FSE Center Fellow David Lobell contributes a commentary to Climate Central on the recent heat wave in Russia, its impact on wheat production and global prices, and what rising temperatures mean in the larger context of climate change and food security.
FSI Stanford, FSE Op-ed: Los Angeles Times on February 15, 2010
In an Op-Ed featured in the LA Times, aquaculture specialist and FSE director, Rosamond Naylor, supports a newly proposed House bill, the National Sustainable Offshore Aquaculture Act. The House bill aims to set standards to ensure that ocean fish farming is environmentally friendly. Read more »
FSI Stanford, FSE Op-ed: The Huffington Post on December 17, 2009
In an Op-Ed featured on Huffington Post, aquaculture specialist and FSE director, Rosamond Naylor, supports a newly proposed House bill, the National Sustainable Offshore Aquaculture Act. The bill addresses the potential threats of poorly regulated, intensive fish farming in U.S. ocean waters, and ensures that U.S. aquaculture adopts a science-based, precautionary approach to protect our ocean ecosystems, fishing communities and seafood consumers. Read more »
FSI Stanford, FSE Op-ed: Boston Review on October 1, 2008
FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon discuss the food crisis in a lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of Boston Review. The food system is indeed global, Naylor and Falcon say, yet the principal actors are national governments, not international agencies. The latter can help with solutions, but fundamental improvements require more enlightened national policies.
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FSI Stanford, FSE Op-ed: San Francisco Chronicle on May 18, 2008
Energy self-sufficiency at home can mean widespread starvation abroad, FSE director Roz Naylor and deputy director Wally Falcon write in a May 18 San Francisco Chronicle op-ed. Read more »
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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 global warming now. Read more »