Climate change

Recent News

Records 16 / 16

Experts Gather to Share Findings, Brainstorm Approaches, and Spur Further Research on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

March 2020

The Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU), the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), and the APARC China Program jointly hosted a workshop on China’s Belt and Road...

Security and foreign policy leaders call for global climate action

October 2015

Forty-eight national security and foreign policy leaders urged U.S.

Tackling conservation, climate change and development in Southeast Asia

February 2013

Tim Forsyth, a Lee Kong Chian Fellow, speaks about the gap between conservation efforts and economic and social development in Southeast Asia.

Climate change threatens military readiness and global security

November 2012

The National Research Council released an 18-month study which finds that climate change, whether natural or man-made, poses a major threat to global security.

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Stanford expert: Asia's year in review

December 2011

The past year unfolded with Japan’s unprecedented triple disaster and closed with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s historic trip to Myanmar.

Three graduates with FSI ties earn Rhodes, Mitchell scholarships

November 2011

Two Stanford graduates with close ties to FSI’s centers have been named 2012 Rhodes Scholars. A third was selected as a Mitchell Scholar.

Energy efficiency, financial crisis response, and Fukushima

August 2011

Phillip Lipscy, an assistant professor of political science and a center fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies, is currently conducting research on energy efficiency and...

Joon-woo Park, 2011-2012 Koret Fellow, to explore South Korean foreign policy

June 2011

In September, Joon-woo Park, a former senior diplomat from Korea, will join the Korean Studies Program at Stanford University's Walter H.

AP Scholars Program re-launched after decade-long hiatus

March 2011

Former President Gerhard Casper launched the Asia-Pacific Scholars Program (AP Scholars Program) in 1997 to strengthen and expand Stanford University's ties with Asia.

U.S. and Japanese officials confer with SPRIE-STAJE

March 2011

A group of leading American and Japanese venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, academic experts, government officials, and leaders in business and related fields joined the "Promoting Innovation and...

U.S.-China cooperation on global issues crucial

January 2011

China's President Hu Jintao conducted a high-profile visit to the United States in late January 2011, during which he discussed economics, security, and climate change with President Barack Obama....

Global trends: anticipating key developments through 2025

October 2010

Looking ahead to 2025, Thomas Fingar examined significant issues—including economic, natural resource, climate change, and demographic factors—with the potential to shape the future, to an audience...

Concern over China at U.S.-ASEAN summit

September 2010

On September 24, the United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held their second summit since President Obama took office.

Climate change and China's agricultural sector

August 2010

A new issue brief by Scott Rozelle and fellow researchers Jinxia Wang and Jikun Huang concludes that climate change will have a significant effect on China's crop yields and impact its economy,...

Will Japan emerge from its shell? The new government finds charting a new course not so easy

February 2010

Since the Democratic Party of Japan came to power in August 2009, upsetting fifty years of conservative rule, U.S.-Japan relations have been on rocky ground.