Beyond partisan political debates, scientists are attempting to understand the reality and implications of a warming planet. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a new report that assesses a wide range of vulnerabilities related to rising temperatures. In this interview, Geoff Dabelko comments on the report's findings.
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.
Mark Mazzetti discusses his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth." Curtis Brainard surveys the landscape of science journalism.
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.
Caryle Murphy discusses her latest book A Kingdom’s Future: Saudi Arabia Through the Eyes of Its Twentysomethings.
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.
Joanne Gabrynowicz examines privacy and other issues which arise from the use of drones in anticipation of growing use of the technology in U.S. airspace. Ruth Greenspan Bell discusses her latest work “Rebooting the Climate Effort.”
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
The great questions in foreign affairs for this century will involve China, says former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton. Closer ties between China and the U.S. are crucial on environmental, economic, and foreign policy issues.