Global Issues in Campaign '08: Energy and the Environment

Global Issues in Campaign '08: Energy and the Environment

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Elections and Voting

The confluence of energy and environmental policy issues and Campaign 2008 is explored in this second of a series of public meetings sponsored by CFR.org, the Economist, and NYU's Stern School of Business. Moderated by CFR.org Executive Editor Michael Moran on Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, the discussion and questions from the audience were handled by Vijay Vaitheeswaran of the Economist, by CFR Senior Fellow and Director of Asia Studies Elizabeth Economy, and NYU-Stern's Prof. Mark Tercek, also a managing director of Goldman Sachs Center for Environmental Marketing.

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Russia

The Atlantic's Julia Ioffe joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss Russian president Vladimir Putin's political goals.

Venezuela

In addition to a sharp economic downturn, Venezuela faces a humanitarian crisis. The United States can do little to prevent a downward spiral, but it should take measures to mitigate the political, economic, and humanitarian consequences of a potential mass emigration.

North Korea

The U.S. military is prepared for a number of contingencies with regard to North Korea, but the best path forward is diplomacy aimed at denuclearization.