April 30, 2009 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
A quarter of the global disease burden can be attributed to environment and health dynamics, including unsafe water, unsanitary disposal, and indoor air pollution. Experts discuss links between population, health, and the environment.
April 30, 2009 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Patrick Alley of Global Witness, Frederik Balfour of BusinessWeek, and Pradeep Tharakan of the International Resources Group discuss the natural resources sector.
April 21, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Panelists Henrik Urdal of the International Peace Research Institute and Steve Rhee, an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow (2007-2009), discuss the effects of environmental degradation on conflict.
April 13, 2009 // 2:45pm — 5:00pm
"Almost every conflict in Africa you can point at has something to do with competition over resources in an environment which has bad governance," says Wangari Maathai, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.
March 24, 2009 // 6:30pm — 8:00pm
UNEP would like to put green advisers with blue helmets to examine peacebuilding "from an environmental, natural resource restoration point of view," says Achim Steiner.
March 19, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
To protect endangered Bengal tigers in Nepal, WWF seeks to simultaneously protect the ecosystem and support sustainable livelihoods in the Terai Arc Landscape, a biodiverse region that spans the India-Nepal border.
March 17, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"We know how to do family planning, we know what it costs, and we know that it works," says Joseph Speidel of the University of California, San Francisco, but the missing element is political will.
March 12, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Global governance will be key to solving three of the greatest challenges the world faces: nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the financial crisis, argues Strobe Talbott, president of The Brookings Institution.
February 26, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
U.S. journalists often lack the support of their editors to do foreign reporting, said Louise Lief, deputy director of the International Reporting Project (IRP). Reporters share their experiences from IRP's trip to Uganda.
February 19, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Panelists discuss climate change's impact on conflict and how the United States and European Union (EU) have begun to adapt their foreign and security policies to the threat of climate change.