Water Events

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.
Webcast

Water, Conflict, and Cooperation: Practical Concerns for Water Development Projects

January 06, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Catholic Relief Services launches a new publication that provides guidance to water development practitioners and others striving to incorporate water and peacebuilding into their project frameworks.
Webcast

China and Climate Security

October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.
Webcast

Reporting From Kenya: U.S. Editors Cover Health, Environment, and Security

October 01, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Stephanie Hanson of CFR.org, Margaret McElligott of washingtonpost.com, and Andrea Crossan of BBC's "The World" speak about foreign reporting and the International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper trip to Kenya.
Webcast

Enough! Emerging U.S. and African Leadership on Food Security

July 29, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The co-authors of "Enough! Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty" discuss food security and agricultural development in Africa.
Webcast

The International Watersheds Initiative: Implementing a New Paradigm for Transboundary Basins

July 23, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The International Watershed Initiative represents a new way of thinking about freshwater basins, say Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel.
Webcast

Climate Change and Water: Challenges and Responses in Australia and California

June 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change "could be the straw that breaks the camel's back" for California's precarious water system, says W. Michael Hanemann of the University of California, Berkeley. Jon Barnett discusses some of Australia's policy responses to its increasingly dry, variable climate.
Webcast

A Climate of Conflict: Considerations for Climate Adaptation in Fragile States

June 10, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Negotiators responsible for international climate talks are scientists or diplomats, not development practitioners. But in low-income countries, climate change will primarily be a development issue, warns International Alert.
Webcast

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
Webcast

Water: A Conversation With Dean Kamen

May 04, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Kamen seeks to provide clean water to the 1.1 billion people who lack it with the Slingshot, a washing machine-sized device that uses just 500 watts of electricity to produce 10 gallons of clean water an hour.

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