Environment Events

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Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Innovations and Challenges in Environmental Policy

September 21, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Brazil Institute
Brazilian Minister of Environment Marina Silva speaks on government actions and policies to curb deforestation, dismantle illegal logging rings, and fight corruption among federal employees accused of collaborating with loggers in exchange for bribes.
Webcast

Book Launch: Energy and Security: Toward a New Foreign Policy Strategy

September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Kennan Institute
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.

Parks for Peace or Peace for Parks? Issues in Practice and Policy

September 12, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An ECSP conference explores the rhetoric and reality of peace parks. Drawing on future plans and successful projects in southern Africa, Kashmir, and the Korean peninsula, the speakers debated whether peace parks can protect the environment and promote conflict resolution.

Measuring Impact: A Review of Packard Foundation and USAID's First Generation Population-Environment Projects

September 07, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Packard Foundation hired consultant John Pielemeier to analyze the long-term sustainability and growth of PE/PHE programs. He presents the review's findings.

Politics and Power of Environmental NGOs in Taiwan and Mainland China

September 02, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
with Gerald A. McBeath, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Tse-Kang Leng, National Chengchi University Taipei

Trends in U.S. Support for Conservation and Development: A Historical Look at USAID's Environment Programs

August 23, 2005 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Africa Program
Catherine Corson, 2005 Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow, discusses her research on the history of and key influences on the development of USAID's environmental programs.

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.
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Book Launch: One Planet, Many People: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

June 15, 2005 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Using a collection of spectacular "before and after" satellite images for 80 sites around the world, the United Nations Environment Programme's One Planet, Many People: Atlas of Our Changing Environment documents the dramatic and, in some cases, damaging changes sweeping the earth. ECSP hosts the Washington, D.C. launch of the large-format book.

Beyond Pandas: Animal and Habitat Protection Activism in China

June 15, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Described by The Wall Street Journal as an "energetic evangelist for the environment," Wen Bo is one of his generation's most active and well-respected environmental leaders.

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