U.S. Politics Events

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Changing Climates in North American Politics

December 16, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
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Immigration & Public Opinion: What's the Climate for Change?

November 16, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, (D-Calif.); Rep. Dan Lungren, (R-Calif.); H. Richard Friman, Professor of Political Science, Dept. of Political Science, Marquette University; Scott Keeter, Director of Survey Research, The Pew Research Center
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Engaging Cuba: Policy Options for the United States, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere

November 16, 2009 // 8:15am11:30am
Latin American Program
A meeting was held to discuss the divergent perspectives within the international community over how best to engage Cuba.

The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Solutions for Emerging Economies

November 05, 2009 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.

Book Launch: In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws

October 19, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Congress Project
Author W. Lee Rawls, Senior Counsel to the Director, FBI; Richard Baker, Former Senate Historian; Richard Cohen, Congressional Correspondent, The National Journal
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Universal Health Care: Are the People Ready for It?

September 21, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Julia Lynch, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania; Ceci Connolly, Staff Writer, The Washington Post; Don Wolfensberger, Director, Congress Project (Moderator)
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Enough! Emerging U.S. and African Leadership on Food Security

July 29, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The co-authors of "Enough! Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty" discuss food security and agricultural development in Africa.
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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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