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Falling Oil Prices: Changing Implications for Global Producers

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February 04, 2015 // 1:30pm4:15pm
On Wednesday, February 4, the Wilson Center will host a conference to discuss the effects of the falling price of oil around the world. Panelists from the regions themselves will discuss the economic and political repercussions of depressed oil prices for regions including Russia, Colombia and Latin America, Canada and North America, Iran and the Gulf States, and Nigeria and other African countries. more
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The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy

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January 23, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With the GOP now in control of Congress, President Obama forging ahead with his climate policies, environmental and energy issues will be grabbing lots of news headlines in 2015. Join the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Environmental Change and Security Program for the third annual “Year Ahead on Environment and Energy” event, where leading reporters and editors will discuss the critical issues that will shape 2015. more

Canadian Hydropower Could Lower U.S. Carbon Emissions

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Dec 10, 2014
Canada generates a majority of its electricity from hydropower and is a global leader in hydroelectricity production. As a result, Canada is positioned to provide a secure and renewable source of electricity in response to increasing domestic demand for clean energy in the United States. more

Arctic Borders Still Aren't Settled

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Dec 10, 2014
Even with the world's longest peaceful border and advanced mapping capabilities, Canada and the United States disagree about where their Arctic border begins and ends, specifically in the Beaufort Sea. more

The Effects of Canadian Trade & Investment on U.S. Employment

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December 09, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Peter Dixon's study on the dependence of U.S. jobs on trade and investment with Canada uses an economic model to look at how employment in the United States would be affected by a cessation of bilateral trade. In doing so, Dixon and his colleagues conclude that nearly 9 million jobs in the United States, in every state and congressional district, are supported by trade and investment with Canada. more

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