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Is this the climate change “game changer” that the world has been waiting for? An expert panel gathered to assess what was accomplished during the Paris climate talks, and what the agreement means moving forward.

Speakers
Thomas Lovejoy
, University Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute
Andrew Light, University Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Paul Bodnar, Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change, National Security Council, The White House
Helen Mountford, Director of Economics, World Resources Institute
Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center


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Brazil Institute

The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and U.S. institutions in all sectors.  Read more

Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.  Read more

Canada Institute

Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more

Global Risk and Resilience Program

The Global Risk and Resilience Program (GRRP) seeks to support the development of inclusive, resilient networks in local communities facing global change. By providing a platform for sharing lessons, mapping knowledge, and linking people and ideas, GRRP and its affiliated programs empower policymakers, practitioners, and community members to participate in the global dialogue on sustainability and resilience. Empowered communities are better able to develop flexible, diverse, and equitable networks of resilience that can improve their health, preserve their natural resources, and build peace between people in a changing world.  Read more