U.S. Politics Events

Water for the Next 100 Years

February 28, 2006 // 12:00am11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As part of the Woodrow Wilson Center's tribute to William Ruckelshaus, two-time U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, water experts gathered at the University of Washington in Seattle to discuss the challenge of providing safe water to meet both human and ecosystem needs.
Webcast

Next Steps for The Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act

February 14, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaks about the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 1, 2005.

Epidemics in the United States: Public Policy Responses and the Lessons to be Learned

December 12, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
The Wilson Center brings together four public health historians to discuss the "politics of disease" – the social and moral factors that have influenced the U.S. public policy responses to epidemics – as well as to suggest lessons for better preparedness in future epidemics.
Webcast

Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Maternal Health Initiative
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.

Woodrow Wilson's Congressional Government: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

November 14, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Representative David E. Price (D-N.C.); Professor William F. Connelly, Washington & Lee University; W. Lee Rawls,, Vice President at Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.; and Rochelle Dornatt, Chief-of-Staff to Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.).

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.

Congress and the Politics of Aging

September 13, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Congressman Jim McCrery (R-La.); Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-ND);Andrea Louise Campbell, MIT; Gail Russell Chaddock, The Christian Science Monitor

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.
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Freedom: A Power for Environmental Stewardship

June 08, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says freedom—combined with private property rights and respect for the rule of law—creates an atmosphere conducive to environmental cooperation and security.

Congress and the Politics of Energy Policy

May 16, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.); Alex Flint, Majority Staff Director, Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee; Bruce Oppenheimer - Vanderbilt University; Dan Morgan - The Washington Post

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