U.S. Politics Events

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.

Congress and the Politics of Aging

September 13, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Congressman Jim McCrery (R-La.); Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-ND);Andrea Louise Campbell, MIT; Gail Russell Chaddock, The Christian Science Monitor

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.
Webcast

Freedom: A Power for Environmental Stewardship

June 08, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says freedom—combined with private property rights and respect for the rule of law—creates an atmosphere conducive to environmental cooperation and security.

Congress and the Politics of Energy Policy

May 16, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.); Alex Flint, Majority Staff Director, Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee; Bruce Oppenheimer - Vanderbilt University; Dan Morgan - The Washington Post

Congress and Education Policy: ESEA at 40

March 15, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Representative Mike Castle (R-Del.), chairman, House Subcommittee on Education Reform;The Honorable Rod Paige, former Secretary of Education; Former Rep. John Brademas (D-Ind.), former House Education Subcommittee chair; Elizabeth DeBray, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Georgia

Live Webcast: The Republican Revolution at 10: Lasting Legacy or Faded Vision?

January 24, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
In 1995, Republicans took over both houses of Congress for the first time in 40 years, promising a new policy agenda for the nation and no more "politics as usual" in our nation's capital. How have the promises and peformance of the Republican Revolution played out over the last decade? Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, architect of the Contract with America assessed the past 10 years in Congress from the perspective of revoutionary ideals and governing realities, and former Democratic Caucus Chairman Vic Fazio offered a minority party perspective on the decade. The video and transcript of this event is available here.
Webcast

The Next Agenda: AIDS and the Way Forward

November 30, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
A briefing featuring Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS; and Randall Tobias, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator.

Live Webcast: The Presidential Election & Congressional Agenda: Mandate for Change or More of the Same?

November 22, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Congress Project
Speakers: Lee Rawls, Chief of Staff for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.);Burns Strider, Policy Advisor for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.);Colleen Shogan, Assistant Professor of Government, George Mason University;Charles Babington, Political Reporter, The Washington Post

The World's Water: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources 2004-2005

November 16, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Peter H. Gleick launches his latest publication, and argues for U.S. leadership, both internationally and domestically, to address the world's water crisis.

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