The Doorstep

MAY 18, 2022 Podcast

America's Great-Power Opportunity, with Ali Wyne

As Russia's war in Ukraine deepens and China’s influence continues to grow, many observers say the United States is entering an era of “great-power ...

MAY 5, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Can Putin Be Prosecuted for War Crimes? with NYU Law's Ryan Goodman

Ahead of a May 6 international conference in Lithuania on steps to create a tribunal to hold Russia accountable for alleged war crimes and genocide in ...

APR 27, 2022 Podcast

The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology, with Amy Webb

The global pandemic and investments in mRNA COVID vaccines have accelerated worldwide interest in the field of synthetic biology--a field that unifies chemistry, biology, computer ...

APR 20, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Defining the Role of the U.S. on the Global Stage

Global war, inflation, and a COVID-19 resurgence—the Biden/Harris team has been put on defense for first two quarters of 2022. This week, "Doorstep" co-hosts ...

APR 7, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Pakistan & the Populist World Order, with Atlantic Council's Uzair Younus

A leader asking his second in command to keep him in power. A parliament dissolved. A Supreme Court deciding the fate of a nation. Echoes ...

Artificial Intelligence & Equality

MAY 10, 2022 Podcast

Making Decisions When Values Conflict or Are Prioritized Differently, with Paul Root Wolpe

In this Artificial Intelligence & Equality podcast, Carnegie-Uehiro Fellow Wendell Wallach sits down with Emory University's Professor Paul Root Wolpe for a thought-provoking conversation about the ...

MAY 9, 2022 Podcast

Any Progress in Building Moral Machines? with Colin Allen

Much has been said about the inability of tech and AI developers to grapple with ethical theory and inherent tension. Similarly, philosophers are often criticized ...

MAY 3, 2022 Article

Why Democracy vs. Autocracy Misses the Point

Today, the world seems to be laser-focused on the struggle of "democracy vs. autocracy," but what if this ideological debate is missing the point? Columbia ...

APR 26, 2022 Podcast

The Promise & Peril of Brain Machine Interfaces, with Ricardo Chavarriaga

In this "Artificial Intelligence & Equality" podcast, Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen talks with Dr. Ricardo Chavarriaga about the promise and peril of brain-machine interfaces and cognitive ...

APR 19, 2022 Podcast

Why Democracy vs. Autocracy Misses the Point, with Jean-Marie Guéhenno

The advent of the age of data is a formidable accelerator of history. As society faces a crisis of politics compounded by the emergence of ...

Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) Learn, Talk, Discuss

MAY 2, 2022 Podcast

C2GTalk: How has the governance of solar radiation modification progressed in recent years? with Oliver Morton

The debate around solar radiation modification has broadened in recent years, but there has not yet been significant progress on international mechanisms to govern it, ...

MAR 21, 2022 Podcast

C2GTalk: How does society view solar radiation modification experiments? with Sheila Jasanoff

It is important to see proposed solar radiation modification experiments in a wider social context, says Sheila Jasanoff, the Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology ...

MAR 14, 2022 Podcast

C2GTalk: Should scientists be allowed to do outdoor research on solar radiation modification? with Ken Caldeira

Over the last two decades, solar radiation modification has gone from an intellectual experiment to something people are seriously considering, says pioneering climate scientist Ken ...

FEB 7, 2022 Podcast

C2GDiscuss: From Net Zero to Net Negative: Policy Implications for Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR)

According to the IPCC, large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR) is required in all of its pathways to limit global warming to 1.5°C. In this "C2...

JAN 31, 2022 Podcast

C2GDiscuss: Ocean-Based Climate Altering Approaches in Context: the Ocean-Climate Nexus

The oceans and climate change are inextricably connected. On the one hand, the oceans are faced with significant threats posed by climate change through acidification, ...

Global Ethics Review

APR 21, 2022 Podcast

Global Ethics Review: Ukrainian Refugees & the International Response, with Michael W. Doyle

Since the Russian invasion began in late February, millions of Ukrainians have been forced to flee their homes. In this Global Ethics Review podcast, Senior ...

DEC 7, 2021 Podcast

The Ethics of Global Vaccine Distribution, Part Four, with Ezekiel J. Emanuel

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, new questions have arisen in regards to the ethics of global vaccine distribution. In a continuation of a series started ...

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OCT 13, 2021 Podcast

Global Ethics Review: Midnight's Borders, with Suchitra Vijayan

"What does it mean for us to think about these border regions beyond the questions of international security?" asks Suchhitra Vijayan, the author of the ...

SEP 7, 2021 Podcast

Protests in Perspective: Racial Justice & Democracy in 2021, with Adom Getachew

One year after the global protests in response to the murder of George Floyd, where are we in terms of racial justice? In this podcast, ...

JUL 27, 2021 Podcast

The Ethics of Global Vaccine Distribution, Part Three, with Florencia Luna

In the third podcast in a series on the COVID-19 pandemic and the ethics of global vaccine distribution, FLASCO's Dr. Florencia Luna details the situation ...