Climate Events

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Emerging Trends in Environment and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

July 22, 2010 // 9:30am12:30pm
Brazil Institute
Economic development and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean are intrinsically connected. Experts discuss trends likely to shape the economy and natural environment in the region for the next 10 years.
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Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

June 10, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Alexander Carius of adelphi, Cleo Paskal of Chatham House, Stacy VanDeveer of the University of New Hampshire, and Geoff Dabelko of ECSP discuss the unintended security consequences of climate mitigation and adaptation policies.

Deploying Clean Technologies: Canada-United States Private Sector and Government Investment in Cleantech

April 27, 2010 // 8:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
The Public Policy Forum convened an expert roundtable in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, the Canada Institute, and the Center for American Progress to discuss private and public sector investment in clean technologies in Canada and the United States.
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New Research on Population and Climate: The Impact of Demographic Change on Carbon Emissions

April 08, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Policies that have the effect…of leading to lower fertility and to slower population growth can be considered ‘win-win' from the climate point of view," says Brian O'Neill of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. O'Neill presents new research on the links between demography and climate change.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Burning Season

March 18, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Every year vast tracks of Indonesian rainforest are cut down and set alight to develop palm oil plantations. The Burning Season is the story of Dorjee Sun, a young man not afraid to confront one of the biggest challenges of our time.
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U.S.-China Cooperation: The Co-benefits of Reducing Black Carbon

March 17, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Controlling sources of black carbon can provide important and cost-effective opportunities to pursue public health and climate co-benefits. Three experts analyze the science and politics behind black carbon issues in China.
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Climate Change and Energy in Defense Doctrine: The QDR and UK Defence Green Paper

March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.
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U.S.-China Partnership for Climate Action

March 11, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
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.

Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile

March 09, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
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.
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Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Brazil Institute
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.

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