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A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate Change

Apr 20, 2015
“A New Climate for Change: Taking Action on Climate Change and Fragility Risk,” is the name of an independent report commissioned by G7 members. The report says that climate change is “a global threat to security” and goes on to suggest that “we must act quickly to limit future risks to the planet we share and the to the peace we seek.” We spoke to one of the report’s contributing authors to learn more about the challenges presented. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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Call for Papers: Transnational Dimensions of Cold War Anti-communism

Jul 14, 2010
Against the background of potential nuclear devastation and the confrontation between two ideologies and world powers, an unrestrained psychological war was fought by the two camps using modern means of communication (radio, cinema, covert action, etc).

Call for Papers: Exploring Ice and Snow in the Cold War

Jul 14, 2010
Call for Papers for the international conference Exploring Ice and Snow in the Cold War, Munich, Germany, 27-29 January 2011.

Fall 2010 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

Jul 14, 2010
Application Deadline: Monday, 2 August 2010

Aspiring to Live in a Low-Carbon World

Jul 13, 2010
The China Environment Forum's Peter Marsters asserts that China-U.S. cooperation is vital to helping the Chinese government lower carbon emissions without compromising the nation's economic growth.

Building a U.S.-China Energy Partnership

Jul 12, 2010
China and the United States are the world's biggest energy consumers, and both seek ways to reduce their carbon emissions to protect the environment. The Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is hosting a series of meetings to explore cleaner coal, renewable energy, and other bilateral energy efforts.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.