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Reporting From Kenya: U.S. Editors Cover Health, Environment, and Security

October 01, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Stephanie Hanson of CFR.org, Margaret McElligott of washingtonpost.com, and Andrea Crossan of BBC's "The World" speak about foreign reporting and the International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper trip to Kenya.
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Foundation Roundtable: Future Family Planning Strategies

September 22, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
"Family planning is one of the biggest success stories of development cooperation," says the Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation during a roundtable discussion on the future of family planning and reproductive health.
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The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.

Book Discussion: The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World

June 25, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Author Michelle Goldberg discusses her new book.
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Healthy Solutions to Climate Change

June 16, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The growing concentration of atmospheric carbon has punctured Earth's climate equilibrium, pushing the planet toward rapid transitions with serious implications for human and ecological health, says Dr. Paul Epstein.
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Climate Change and Water: Challenges and Responses in Australia and California

June 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Climate change "could be the straw that breaks the camel's back" for California's precarious water system, says W. Michael Hanemann of the University of California, Berkeley. Jon Barnett discusses some of Australia's policy responses to its increasingly dry, variable climate.
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A Climate of Conflict: Considerations for Climate Adaptation in Fragile States

June 10, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Negotiators responsible for international climate talks are scientists or diplomats, not development practitioners. But in low-income countries, climate change will primarily be a development issue, warns International Alert.

Trends and Best Practices in Environmental Dispute Resolution in Latin America

June 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Public policies governing natural-resource extraction in Latin America are often seen as illegitimate by communities. Panelists explore methods of resolving environmental disputes.
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Energy, Climate Change, and the Military: Implications for National Security

May 28, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
"Some, I think, probably are surprised to hear former generals and admirals talk about energy efficiency and renewable energy, but they shouldn't be," says the chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board, speaking on their latest report, Powering America's Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security.
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Data in Motion: 25 Years of Demographic and Health Surveys

May 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
"Statistics should be the intellectual sidewalks of a society, and people should be able to build businesses and operate on the side of them," says Gapminder Foundation Director Hans Rosling.

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