Videos

CFR maintains an archive of full-length videos from its on-the-record meetings, as well as brief highlight videos for select meetings. Separate archives of transcripts and audio recordings are also available.

Government Efforts to Promote Conservation and Sustainability: Are They Working?

Speakers: Stewart M. Patrick, Tebelelo Seretse, and Katherine Sierra
Presider: Richard Harris

Stewart Patrick, Tebelelo Seretse, and Katherine Sierra discuss sustainability and conservation achievements, citing promising models of sub-global efforts and Botswana's work in incorporating conservation values into its governance and culture. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

A Conversation with Richard L. Engel

Speaker: Richard L. Engel
Presider: Jamie McIntyre

Richard L. Engel discusses how natural resources and environmental considerations are incorporated into global threat assessments, noting that climate change is a national security game changer. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.


Scarcity and Security in Africa

Speakers: Jendayi Frazer, Juergen Voegele, and Gary Weir
Presider: Harry Broadman

Jendayi Frazer, Juergen Voegele, and Gary Weir flesh out the drivers of scarcity and security challenges related to natural resources in Africa, focusing on natural resource management. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

See more in Africa (sub-Saharan); Environmental Policy

Natural Capital: Are Resources Scarce or Sustainable?

Speakers: Blake Clayton, Geoff Dabelko, and Greg Stone
Presider: Juliet Eilperin

Blake Clayton, Geoff Dabelko, and Greg Stone discuss natural capital accounting and valuing ecosystem services as key components in promoting sustainable natural resource management, while noting the role of technology in overcoming perceived natural resource scarcity. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.

See more in United States; Environmental Policy

A Conversation with Kerri-Ann Jones

Speaker: Kerri-Ann Jones
Introductory Speakers: Richard N. Haass and Peter Seligmann
Presider: James M. Lindsay

Kerri-Ann Jones discusses the work that the State Department is doing internationally to aid conservation efforts. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.