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.
February 12, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Experts address the decline of traditional news media, yet express guarded optimism about the growth of "niche" science publications based primarily online.
February 11, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
"The ultimate weapon of mass destruction—and perhaps of economic destruction—is the testosterone molecule," quips Malcolm Potts at a discussion of his book, Sex and War.
February 04, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Bringing clean water and improved sanitation to the billions who lack them is not a question of money or technology, "it's a question of governance, of commitment, will—all of those things. And that, in many ways, is the worst part of the world's water crisis," says Peter Gleick.
January 27, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Demography is as close as social science comes to predicting the future, explains Neil Howe of CSIS, as he presents the geopolitical consequences of demographic trends over the next 50 years.
January 14, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
"There's such a fundamental misunderstanding that most people have about the environment—that it exists outside of us," says Harvard Medical School's Eric Chivian, co-editor of Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity.
November 12, 2008 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
"A healthy environment can enhance the capacity of societies to reduce the impact of natural and human-induced disasters," explains WWF's Anita Van Breda.
October 23, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"People on the forefront [of conservation] need to be healthy…in order to be able to accomplish conservation," argues CI's Janet Edmond. Practitioners share experiences in the sixth meeting in the "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years" series sponsored by ECSP.