December 06, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Martha Campbell and Malcolm Potts were joined for a discussion of the implications of rapid population growth on human and economic development by panelists Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu of the African Institute for Development Policy and Jotham Musinguzi of the African Region at Partners in Population and Development.
Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit for Humanitarian Aid: Rebuilding Stronger, Safer, Environmentally Sustainable Communities after Disasters
November 19, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The "Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit", created by the World Wildlife Fund and the American Red Cross, will help future humanitarian efforts integrate principles of environmental conservation into their disaster recovery strategies.
Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region
November 16, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
October 19, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:00am
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.
October 06, 2010 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
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.
September 30, 2010 // 10:30am — 11:30am
Secretary Salazar speaks about the future of U.S. energy needs and resources, and the impacts of the recent Deepwater Horizon oil spill on drilling development policy.
Integrated Analysis for Development and Security: Scarcity and Climate, Population, and Natural Resources
September 02, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Experts Alex Evans and Mathew Burrows discuss the current state of integrated scarcity issues in the policymaking world.
June 10, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Alexander Carius of adelphi, Cleo Paskal of Chatham House, Stacy VanDeveer of the University of New Hampshire, and Geoff Dabelko of ECSP discuss the unintended security consequences of climate mitigation and adaptation policies.
Book Event: The Plundered Planet: Why We Must – and How We Can – Manage Nature for Global Prosperity
June 01, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Professor Paul Collier discusses his latest book, and the shift from plunder to sustainable management of natural resources at the Wilson Center.
May 06, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Population, health, and environment expert Irene Kitzantides discusses her time in Rwanda as a USAID Global Health Fellow. She emphasizes the importance of community-based approaches; the advantages of integrating cross-cutting activities at the outset; and the need for strong monitoring and evaluation systems to measure outcomes.