Environment Events

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Political Demography: How Population Changes Are Reshaping International Security and National Politics

January 10, 2012 // 12:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
“The world’s population is changing in ways that are historically unprecedented,” said Jack Goldstone, co-editor of the new book, "Political Demography: How Population Changes Are Reshaping International Security and National Politics."
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New Research on Climate and Conflict Links

December 19, 2011 // 9:00am11:45am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts discuss new and existing research that shows how climate change could potentially contribute to armed conflict or violent social unrest.

Climate Finance: Innovative Financing Sources for Sustainable Development?

December 15, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With donor countries' budgets constrained,alternative financing sources for development are gaining some momentum, inside and outside the climate negotiations context.
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Government Leadership in Sustainability

December 14, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Opportunities among government and business to partner in support of sustainable design are vast and growing. Martha Johnson, GSA Administrator, will explore how $65 billion and 360 million square feet of federal real estate can become a zero environmental footprint that will reduce waste, support innovation, and boost efficiency.
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Conservation Initiatives in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

December 05, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement are making strides toward promoting environmental stewardship along with expanded trade. Join Ambassador Marantis for the discussion regarding progress in the TPP environment negotiations.

Healthy Women, Healthy Planet [Durban]

December 04, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Side event at the COP17 in Durban: Women are instrumental in determining a family’s ability to survive the impacts of climate change. Access to reproductive health and family planning is an important part of strengthening women’s capacity as leaders in addressing climate change, yet in too many places around the world that access is limited.

Reaching Out at Rio: Explaining Population Growth and Family Planning to Environmentalists [Dakar]

November 30, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
While recognition of the connections between population growth and environmental impacts is growing, they are still poorly understood by both the environmental and family planning communities, said a panel of experts at the 2011 International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar, Senegal.
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The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes

November 21, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Former Public Policy Scholar and author Scott Wallace presented his new book, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes.
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Climate Change, Water, and Conflict in the Niger River Basin

November 17, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
New research on the Niger River Basin finds that the effects of climate change in the region are pervasive and that “latent conflict” between groups – though not physical violence – is common.
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Managing The Planet: The Road to Rio+20

November 16, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
“We still see people thinking about the environment as if it is something apart. The idea of a synergy, a balance of development still, I think, eludes us both in theoretical, but especially in practical terms. And that is what Rio+20 is about,” said Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, under-secretary for environment, energy, science, and technology at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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