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.
April 27, 2010 // 8:00pm — 9:00pm
In this lecture at the UC-Irvine Center for Unconventional Security Affairs, Geoff Dabelko highlights key environmental security policy developments, and situates today's initiatives within a context of nearly three decades of efforts.
April 08, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"Policies that have the effect…of leading to lower fertility and to slower population growth can be considered ‘win-win' from the climate point of view," says Brian O'Neill of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. O'Neill presents new research on the links between demography and climate change.
March 18, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Every year vast tracks of Indonesian rainforest are cut down and set alight to develop palm oil plantations. The Burning Season is the story of Dorjee Sun, a young man not afraid to confront one of the biggest challenges of our time.
March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.