March 11, 2010 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers introduce their joint work to help promote public-private energy efficiency initiatives and better measurement of greenhouse gas emissions in two of China's most industrialized provinces.
March 09, 2010 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Latin American Program
Former President Lagos commented on Latin American views of the United States and Obama administration policy and on the need for global cooperation and dialogue to solve issues such as climate change.
February 03, 2010 // 8:15am — 10:00am
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.
January 15, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.
December 16, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
November 17, 2009 // 12:30pm — 4:30pm
The Asia Program and the China Environment Forum host a two-panel event on how nations in northeast Asia are preparing for the UN Conference on Climate Change to take place in December in Copenhagen.
November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.
November 05, 2009 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.
Energy Forum 11: Accelerating the Transformation of North American Energy Systems: How Much Should Canada and the United States Restrict International Offsets?
October 29, 2009 // 8:15am — 1:30pm
The 11th Energy Forum brought together senior level Canadian and U.S. government officials, energy industry representatives, and energy experts to discuss the merits and drawbacks of using international offsets as a means of reducing North American carbon emissions.
October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.