Climate Events

And on the Last Day, Plant a Tree: Photography Exhibition by Prince Hussain Aga Khan

October 23, 2009 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
This photography exhibition introduces visitors to the activities of the Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment, the environmental program of the Aga Khan Development Network. Prince Hussain Aga Khan's photographs portray the urgent need for environmental stewardship.
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Covering Climate: What's Population Got to Do With It?

October 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Thinking about population and trends in population is a vital reality check for assessing policies you hear about on global warming," says New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin. Nevertheless, the mainstream media has been reluctant to write about population growth in relation to climate change.
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China and Climate Security

October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.
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The International Watersheds Initiative: Implementing a New Paradigm for Transboundary Basins

July 23, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The International Watershed Initiative represents a new way of thinking about freshwater basins, say Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel.
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Modernizing U.S. Foreign Aid: The Challenges of a Changing World

June 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
For the first time in many years there is wide agreement that U.S. foreign aid needs to be comprehensively reviewed and undergo major reform. Experts examine the options and strategy for the upcoming reform.
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Conference on the Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process

June 18, 2009 // 9:00am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
The conference explores how best to assist policymakers in understanding the implications of various energy and climate policy options.
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Healthy Solutions to Climate Change

June 16, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The growing concentration of atmospheric carbon has punctured Earth's climate equilibrium, pushing the planet toward rapid transitions with serious implications for human and ecological health, says Dr. Paul Epstein.
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Climate Change and Water: Challenges and Responses in Australia and California

June 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change "could be the straw that breaks the camel's back" for California's precarious water system, says W. Michael Hanemann of the University of California, Berkeley. Jon Barnett discusses some of Australia's policy responses to its increasingly dry, variable climate.
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A Climate of Conflict: Considerations for Climate Adaptation in Fragile States

June 10, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Negotiators responsible for international climate talks are scientists or diplomats, not development practitioners. But in low-income countries, climate change will primarily be a development issue, warns International Alert.
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Confronting the Crisis of Sustainability and Resource Scarcity

May 14, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Copenhagen climate conference will be "the most important gathering in human history," says the UK's environment secretary, Hilary Benn, at the Wilson Center.

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