In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.
Featuring Lael Brainard, Nigel Purvis, Steven Radelet, and John Sewell
Developing country urban areas pose both challenges and unique opportunities in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This seminar will address these challenges as well as community initiatives and rights based responses to HIV/AIDS in resource poor countries. The event will be webcast from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET) from this site.
Geoffrey Dabelko presents "Water Wars or Water Peace?"
Interviews with Sandra Postel, Jeffrey McKee, John Sewell, and Fred Meyerson
"All together now: Take the free-market plunge" argues that the U.S. and other developed countries should eliminate export subsidies and significantly open their agricultural markets.
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl presented the Political Instability Task Force's latest findings
Geoffrey Dabelko gave three speeches in four days on environmental change and international security.