This week on Dialogue at the Wilson Center we discuss the idea of “people to people” diplomacy, particularly about the variety achieved through international exchange programs.
We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.
Jennifer Turner, Director of the China Environment Forum, and Craig Simons, author of The Devouring Dragon: How China’s Rise Threatens Our Natural World, discuss the environmental implications of China's rapid growth.
Darryl Fears, Bob Deans, and Geoff Dabelko join our environment roundtable segment for a discussion on climate change in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Also, we take a look at what we might expect in the foreign policy arena during President Obama’s second term with Washington Post Associate Editor and Columnist, David Ignatius.
Sharon Burke, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs; Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti , the UK's Climate and Energy Security Envoy; and Geoff Dabelko, former director of the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program