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How Does the Media – and Public – Learn Environmental Science? Help Us Find Out

Apr 16, 2014
If people do not know scientists or understand how they work, it follows that they are unlikely to make informed choices on public policy issues or support basic scientific research to address vital issues like climate change and conservation, writes Wilson Center Scholar Louise Lief.

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Why Supreme Court Nominations Matter

Dec 02, 2005
In this Point of View column, U.S. Studies Director Philippa Strum discusses why the nomination and confirmation process for Supreme Court justices is so contentious and so vitally important.

USAID Launches "Forests & Conflict: A Toolkit for Programming"

Dec 01, 2005
DECEMBER 2005--Conflict Toolkits on Minerals, Water, Forests Co-authored by ECSP, Adelphi Research, CIFOR

Robert Costanza Reviews Global Crises, Global Solutions

Dec 01, 2005
DECEMBER 2005--A Preview from ECSP Report 11

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Four Decades of Classic Essays

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Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.

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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.