Water Events

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Book Event: The Plundered Planet: Why We Must – and How We Can – Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

June 01, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Professor Paul Collier discusses his latest book, and the shift from plunder to sustainable management of natural resources at the Wilson Center.

Canadian Water: Towards a New Strategy

March 26, 2010 // 8:00am5:30pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference "Canadian Water: Towards a Strategy," held at McGill University, on March 25 and 26. Notable speakers included The Honorable Jim Prentice and The Honourable Charlene Johnson.
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Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Brazil Institute
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.

Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep

January 20, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum
China Environment Forum, Western Kentucky University, and Circle of Blue launch a multi-media webpage that puts a human face on the karst water challenges in southwest China.

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.
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Water, Conflict, and Cooperation: Practical Concerns for Water Development Projects

January 06, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Catholic Relief Services launches a new publication that provides guidance to water development practitioners and others striving to incorporate water and peacebuilding into their project frameworks.
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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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Reporting From Kenya: U.S. Editors Cover Health, Environment, and Security

October 01, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Stephanie Hanson of CFR.org, Margaret McElligott of washingtonpost.com, and Andrea Crossan of BBC's "The World" speak about foreign reporting and the International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper trip to Kenya.
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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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