Approaching Sustainability: Conversations with Leading Scholars

Sponsored by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences


Friday, May 7, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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This event is open to:
Faculty/Staff, Students


Event Details:

Understanding climate adaptation decisions in large-scale agriculture

with Robyn Wilson | Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science at the Ohio State University

Join us for a series of talks by distinguished scholars on the future of sustainability research and education that aims to inspire, inform, and spark discussion about how we develop sustainability research and education at Stanford. 

Co-hosted by Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment and School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, this event series is open to Stanford faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. These online talks are scheduled for a series of Fridays from 1 to 2:30 pm PT,  beginning April 2. Each speaker will present their sustainability research, followed by Q&A and informal conversation with Assistant Professor of Earth System Science Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, a center fellow at the Woods Institute. 

Join us on Zoom at is external). Access is limited to participants with a SUNET ID.  

Join us on Friday, May 7, from 1-2:30pm PT as Robyn Wilson, Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science at the Ohio State University, will report on a recent survey of U.S. corn and soybean farmers climate adaptation decisions as they relate to experienced climate impacts, beliefs, and farmer identities. The results have implications for how farmers will adapt in the future, and ways to promote adaptation behaviors that yield greater resilience to a changing climate.

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