Christopher Field

Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Chris Field is the director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford University. His research focuses on climate change, ranging from improving climate models, to renewable energy systems, to minimizing the risk of a tragedy of the commons. Field was co-chair of Working Group II of the IPCC from 2008-2015. His widely cited work has earned many recognitions, including election to the US National Academy of Sciences.