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Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

Canada has greatly contributed to copyright infringement around the world, said Barry Sookman of McCarthy Tétrault LLP at an event hosted by the Canada Institute. The program brought together Sookman and Eric Schwartz, authors of the Canada Institute's latest One Issue Two Voices publication, to discuss the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and the controversial approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.

Copyright Law in Canada and the United States: The Digital Challenge [Toronto]

Drawing on expertise from both sides of the Canada–U.S. border, the One Issue, Two Voices series is designed to stimulate dialogue on policy issues that have a significant impact on the bilateral relationship. This publication is a primer on current issues in copyright law in Canada and the United States focusing on the transformative changes underway in the copyright regimes in both countries.

Seventh Woodrow Wilson Center Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues

Organized in Partnership with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information

Co-sponsored with BP Canada Energy Company, BP America, Global Public Affairs, and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Panelists:

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part Two)

In an economically integrated North America, the problem of climate change—and how to address it—raises a host of difficult questions for policymakers, legislators, and business leaders. Conference participants discussed the diversity of climate change strategies proposed by the NAFTA region's governments, nonprofits, and business communities.

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part One)

In an economically integrated North America, the problem of climate change—and how to address it—raises a host of difficult questions for policymakers, legislators, and business leaders. Conference participants discussed the diversity of climate change strategies proposed by the NAFTA region's governments, nonprofits, and business communities.

Water: A Conversation With Dean Kamen

"If you tell the world you're going to do something and they go, ‘Yeah…?' it's probably that you're making an incremental change in something that the world is already doing reasonably well," said renowned inventor Dean Kamen at a May 4, 2009, meeting co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program and Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy. "I'd rather work on the really big stuff."

The Future of Science and Environmental Journalism

Science Journalism's Hope and Despair ‘Niche' pubs growing as MSM circles the drain

By Curtis Brainard
(Excerpted with permission from Columbia Journalism Review's The Observatory)

Thinking Outside the Grid: An Aggressive Approach to Climate and Energy

"The issue of our time is the combination of energy security and climate change," said former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert at "Thinking Outside the Grid: An Aggressive Approach to Climate and Energy," a September 23, 2008, forum co-sponsored by Wilson Center On the Hill and the Environmental Change and Security Program.

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