Environmental Security Events

Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]

April 13, 2011 // 8:30am3:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.

The U.S. Government's Response to Disasters: Myth, Mistakes, and Recovery

April 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Whether the result of nature, war, or human error, disasters prompt large-scale responses by governments and NGOs. Millions of dollars are poured into affected regions, and yet death rates continue to rise and whole populations lack adequate shelter, sanitation, or access to health services. The panelists discussed their experience dealing with these challenges and examined the U.S. response to disasters worldwide.
Webcast

Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America

February 15, 2011 // 11:30am1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau, argued that meeting the needs of Latin America's rural communities is therefore key to conserving Latin America's forests.
Webcast

Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region

November 16, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
A new report highlights the complexity of the issues surrounding glacier melt in Asia, and the critical need to prepare today for future environmental changes.
Webcast

A Review of Brazil's Environmental Policies and Challenges Ahead

October 20, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Stressing that sustainable development, not just conservation, must be the focus, Izabella Teixeira, Brazil's minister of the environment, discusses the challenges and goals of her ministry in the coming years.
Webcast

Book Launch: The Ultimate Weapon Is No Weapon: Human Security and the New Rules of War and Peace

October 19, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Shannon Beebe and Mary Kaldor discuss their new book, The Ultimate Weapon is No Weapon: Human Security and the New Rules of War and Peace, in which they argue for a broader conception of human security.
Webcast

Book Launch: Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control

October 06, 2010 // 10:30am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As geoengineering becomes a more politically and technologically appealing approach to addressing climate change, it is critical to heed the lessons of history and understand the limits of our control over nature, says James Fleming of Colby College at the launch of his new book.
Webcast

Governing the Far North: Assessing Cooperation Between Arctic and Non-Arctic Nations

September 21, 2010 // 9:00am12:30pm
Canada Institute
Experts discuss efforts by Arctic and non-Arctic nations to cooperate on key governance, environmental, security, and economic issues.

Book Launch: The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

September 16, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Middle East Program
The latitudinal tenth parallel — located 700 miles above the equator — constitutes a "faith-based fault line" between Islam and Christianity, said Eliza Griswold at the launch of her latest book.

The Evolution of Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Control in China's Power Sector

September 15, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum

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