May 4, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Mark Arax has been likened to a modern-day John Steinbeck for his lyrical and personal books about California’s Central Valley and his masterful use of prose. The Dreamt Land weaves reportage, history, and memoir to confront the “Golden State” myth in a riveting fashion. No other chronicler of the West has so deeply delved into the history, culture, people, and story of the Central Valley in real time. The Dreamt Land is a heartfelt, beautifully written book about the land and the people who...
November 2, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join us for a conversation hosted by Stanford's Water in the West program with expert journalists exploring the complexity, history, politics and science surrounding water in the Western U.S. in a changing climate. Conflicts over water in the arid west are nothing new but rising temperatures, drought, reduced snowpack, and changing precipitation patterns are introducing new hurdles as states attempt to plan for a sustainable water future. Journalists covering water scarcity and water quality...
September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Stanford's Water in the West Program is hosting a conversation with Anne Castle, Former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior.
The Bill Lane Center is convening experts and local stakeholders to discuss the future of dams in the Klamath River basin.
November 17, 2020 - 11:00am
Join a conversation with Felicia Marcus, moderated by Newsha Ajami, on the water challenges facing the United States and the world, as part of the Goalmakers initiative on the Sustainable Development Goals, hosted by the Pacific Council on International Policy.