Sustainable development

News

Steven Chu: Climate change poses global security risks

April 2015

 A sustainable future is within reach, but it won’t prevent the world from experiencing the potentially catastrophic environmental and political consequences of climate change and environmental...

UN leader urges Stanford students to reach beyond borders for peace

January 2013

Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation.

Events

Good Grids Make Good Neighbors: Peace and Sustainability in the Post Paris World

December 5, 2017

Abstract: Clean energy provides a number of benefits at scales from household to village to city and region.

The Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster

April 26, 2011

Please join us on April 25 and 26 for two evenings devoted to an examination of and conversation about the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake in northern Honshu, Japan, and the subsequent tsunami and...

Cooperative Threat Reduction in North Korea: The Role of South Korea

June 11, 2008

Abstract:  Established by the US Congress in 1991, the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program could contribute the safe and secure transportation, storage and dismantlement of...