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News Release

October 12, 2004


Mark Shwartz, News Service: (650) 723-9296 or (831) 915-0088 (cell),

Leigh Johnson, Stanford Institute for the Environment: (650) 725-5805,

MEDIA ADVISORY: Stanford Environmental Sustainability Conference Oct. 14-16

The Stanford Institute for the Environment invites members of the media to attend the fourth annual International Sustainability Days Conference on the Stanford University campus Oct. 14-16. The three-day event includes panel discussions with prominent environmental scientists and policymakers from around the world. Topics to be discussed are land use and the environment (Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.), global climate change (Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) and marine and aquatic ecosystems (Oct. 16, 8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.). Panel discussions will be held at McCaw Hall in the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez St., Stanford, CA 94305.

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will deliver a public lecture on U.S. energy policy at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, in Kresge Auditorium near the Stanford Law School.

Terry Tamminen, secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, will discuss the future of state environmental policy under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at McCaw Hall.

Directions to all conference events are available online at Those interested in attending should contact Leigh Johnson at the Stanford Institute for the Environment or Mark Shwartz at the Stanford News Service. For more information online, visit


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