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June 3, 2022

Climate Change
Term Member Virtual Meeting: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool the Planet

With the planet warming at an alarming pace, there are currently three main approaches to managing risks from the changing climate: reducing emissions, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, an…

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October 25, 2017

Syria
Documentary Screening and Discussion of 'Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS'

Panelists will discuss National Geographic Documentary Films’ Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, as well as the Syrian war and its political and social consequences. 

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November 30, 2017

Space
Who Owns Space? Commercial Activity Beyond Earth

Panelists discuss the robust and competitive commercial space sector, including the current legal framework governing territorial claims in space and what steps should be taken to ensure that human a…

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June 7, 2022

Energy and Environment
Renewing America Series: Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Energy

Our panelists discussed the U.S. approach to energy, from foreign oil dependence to the transition to and consideration of other energy sources, and climate concerns. With its Renewing America ini…

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July 12, 2022

Foreign Policy
Confronting Reality in Cyberspace: Foreign Policy for a Fragmented Internet

The era of the global internet is over, and the early advantages the United States and its allies held in cyberspace have largely disappeared. China and Russia in particular are working to export the…

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July 19, 2022

Ukraine
A Conversation With David Beasley

David Beasley discusses the global food crisis, including how the UN World Food Program is working to respond to increasing global food insecurity as a result of the conflict in Ukraine.

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January 26, 2022

Defense and Security
CEO Speaker Series with James Taiclet of Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President, and CEO James Taiclet discusses developments in defense technology, competition between the United States and other military powers, and innovating in response to…

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February 4, 2022

Climate Change
The Growing Risk of Climate "Tipping Points": Scientific Evidence and Policy Responses

  Stewart Patrick: Welcome to this roundtable. Today we're going to be discussing an issue that was addressed by no less than Tom Friedman in his latest New York Times column this week: the possib…

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May 11, 2022

Climate Change
Cooling the Planet Through Solar Reflection

Stewart M. Patrick, the James H. Binger senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at CFR, and Robert J. Lempert, principal resear…

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July 19, 2022

Social Issues
Addressing Gun Violence at Home and Abroad

Rev. Ciera Bates Chamberlain, executive director of Live Free Chicago-Live Free Illinois, and Ali H. Mokdad, chief strategy officer of population health at the University of Washington, discuss gun v…

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