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- C2GTalk: What role can nature-based approaches play in addressing the climate crisis? with Manuel Pulgar-Vidal
Mark Turner, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal,
Governance is a key element in ensuring that nature-based approaches to addressing the climate crisis support ecological functions, are sustainable, and produce co-benefits, says Manuel Pulgar-Vidal during a "C2GTalk" interview. Ultimately, he stressed, any intervention—whether nature- or technology-based—can only be considered if it is based on a strong commitment to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
- Global Ethics Day Special Event: On the Frontlines of Democracy
Nathan Law, Wai Hnin Pwint Thon, Alfredo Romero, Franak Viačorka, Jennifer Williams, Joel H. Rosenthal,
Whether it's rigging elections in Hong Kong, arresting activists in Venezuela, restricting voting access in the U.S., silencing the opposition in Belarus, or censorship in Burma, there can be no doubt that democracy is under assault. For Global Ethics Day, Carnegie Council hosted a panel featuring activists fighting on the frontlines to uphold and strengthen democracy. What can individual citizens do to support democracy? What's the role of international organizations?
- Let's Use Today to Empower Ethics and Build a Better Future
Joel H. Rosenthal
"It's clear that humanity faces a number of global-scale challenges," writes Joel Rosenthal in his Global Ethics Day message. "Although this moment may feel overwhelming, make no mistake, we are not helpless. Today as always, we have the power to reshape and improve our world." In order to face the issues of today, while simultaneously building a better tomorrow, let's work together to empower ethics on #GlobalEthicsDay2021.
- Negotiating the New START Treaty, with Rose Gottemoeller
Rose Gottemoeller, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
As the U.S. chief negotiator of the New START treaty, Rose Gottemoeller's new book is an invaluable insider's account of the negotiations between the U.S. and Russian delegations in Geneva in 2009 and 2010 and the crucial discussions between President Barack Obama and President Dmitry Medvedev. In this fascinating talk with Senior Fellows Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev, Gottemoeller reflects on her career, the importance of arms control, and what it was like being the first female deputy secretary general of NATO.
- C2GTalk: How can multilateral processes shape the governance of climate-altering approaches? with Franz Perrez
Franz Perrez, Mark Turner,
Addressing the global challenge of governing climate-altering approaches through multilateralism is not just possible but necessary, says Ambassador Franz Perrez during a "C2GTalk" interview. In the end, he says, it is in everyone's best interest to build a common understanding of the potential risks, opportunities, and challenges linked to climate-altering approaches.
- The Doorstep: The New Age of Mass Migration, with FutureMap's Parag Khannna
Parag Khanna, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
Ahead of the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Summit, Parag Khanna joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to speak about his new book "MOVE: The Forces Uprooting Us" and the impact of climate migration on the future "map of humanity." As climate migrants become the greatest percentage of people seeking new opportunities in new places, Khanna discusses the rise of regional self-sufficiency and how governments can become better stewards of natural resources.
- Global Ethics Review: Midnight's Borders, with Suchitra Vijayan
Suchitra Vijayan, Alex Woodson,
"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 new book "Midnight's Borders: A People's History of Modern India." In this podcast, Vijayan discusses with host Alex Woodson her 9,000-mile journey through India's borderlands, which formed the basis of the book, and she discusses the violent and continuing history of the 1947 partition, the stark differences and similarities along South Asia's various borders, and what "citizenship" mean in India in 2021 and throughout the world.
- C2GTalk: How can young people get involved in governing climate-altering approaches? with Marie-Claire Graf
Marie-Claire Graf, Mark Turner,
Young people may not yet have a seat at the decision-making table, but they are influential stakeholders with the power to steer the direction of the climate discourse, said Marie-Claire Graf during a "C2GTalk" interview. As they work towards getting that seat, they are building capacity, learning and awareness on a range of issues, including the governance of climate-altering approaches.
- The Promise & Peril of AI & Human Systems Engineering, with Mary "Missy" Cummings
Mary "Missy" Cummings, Anja Kaspersen, Wendell Wallach,
In this episode of the "Artificial Intelligence and Equality Initiative" podcast, Senior Fellows Anja Kaspersen and Wendell Wallach are joined by former U.S. Navy pilot Mary “Missy” Cummings, a professor at Duke University, director of the school’s Humans and Autonomy Lab, and a world leading researcher in human-autonomous system collaboration and robotics. The conversation touches upon the maturity of current AI systems applications and key conundrums in AI research to make sure humans are not a design afterthought.
- Procuring & Embedding AI Systems in the Public Sector, with Rumman Chowdhury & Mona Sloane
Rumman Chowdhury, Mona Sloane, Anja Kaspersen, Wendell Wallach,
In this episode of the "Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative" podcast, Senior Fellows Anja Kaspersen and Wendell Wallach are joined by Mona Sloane, research scientist and adjunct professor at New York University, and Rumman Chowdhury, Twitter's director of machine learning ethics, transparency and accountability, to discuss their recent online resource aiprocurement.org. The conversation addresses key tension points and narratives impacting how AI systems are procured and embedded in the public sector.
- C2GTalk: Are we going to be at the table when climate-altering approaches are considered? with Elizabeth Thompson
Elizabeth Thompson, Mark Turner,
Island peoples may well consider climate-altering approaches, like carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation modification, because of the existential threat posed by climate change, said Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson during a "C2GTalk" interview. One of the main challenges, in her view, is how to ensure that the most vulnerable will have a seat at the table when these approaches are considered.
- C2GTalk: Is it time to consider additional climate-altering approaches to tackle the planetary emergency? with Johan Rockström
Johan Rockström, Mark Turner,
The world faces a planetary emergency that requires considering all possible options to tackle it, said Johan Rockström, in a "C2GTalk" interview. Speaking just before the Climate Ambition Summit in December 2020, he said this was a critical moment to put the world on an irreversible path towards decarbonization, to ensure that any consideration of additional approaches—such as solar radiation modification—would not undermine that essential work.