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- The Doorstep: The Hidden Global Growth Crisis, with Rachel Ziemba
Rachel Ziemba, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
Over the past year, America has imported more oil from Russia and goods from China to address domestic inflation and supply chain issues. Abroad, the U.S. is threatening sanctions against Russia and keeping diplomats from attending the Beijing Olympics. Center for a New American Security's Rachel Ziemba joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss the tensions between U.S. domestic and foreign policy goals and how an impending global growth crisis may upend the Biden/Harris administration's "foreign policy for the middle class."
- American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World's Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History, with Casey Michel
Casey Michel, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
Last October, millions of leaked documents known as the Pandora Papers exposed the shadowy financial structures global power players from politicians to billionaires use to hide money, move markets, and transform countries. Author Casey Michel delves deep into the underbelly of this global scheming in "American Kleptocracy." In this virtual event, Michel and "Doorstep" co-hosts Nikolas Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin discuss corruption in the United States and its effects around the world.
- C2GDiscuss: Exploring the role of trees in large-scale carbon dioxide removal
Li Fang, Martin Frick, Thelma Krug, Kelsey Perlman, Artur Runge-Metzger, Janos Pasztor,
According to the IPCC, large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR) is required in all pathways to keep global warming under 1.5° C. A range of approaches to CDR are under consideration, including biological approaches like afforestation or reforestation. For this "C2GDiscuss" podcast, Executive Director Janos Pasztor leads a diverse group of policy, intergovernmental, independent research organization, NGO, and academic experts in a discussion about the role of these "nature-based solutions."
- AI, Movable Type, & Federated Learning, with Blaise Aguera y Arcas
Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Anja Kaspersen,
Are we reaching for the wrong metaphors and narratives in our eagerness to govern AI? In this "Artificial Intelligence & Equality" podcast, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen is joined by Google Research’s Blaise Aguera y Arcas. In a talk that spans from Gutenberg to federated learning models to what we can learn from nuclear research, they discuss what we need to be mindful of when discussing and engaging with future applications of machine intelligence.
- C2GDiscuss: Governing Solar Radiation Modification Research: Insights from Marine Cloud Brightening and the Great Barrier Reef
Kerryn Brent, Silvia Ribeiro, Phillip Williamson, Paul Rouse,
In response to climate change risks, scientists are considering the viability of developing and deploying marine cloud brightening (MCB), which seeks to whiten clouds over the ocean to reflect solar radiation back into space in order to achieve cooling. In this "C2GDiscuss" podcast, led by Paul Rouse, former science advisor at C2G, the paneslists speak about an MCB experiment conducted in Australia, and the governance implications of potential deployment.
- C2GDiscuss: An Introduction to the Series, with C2G Executive Director Janos Pasztor
Janos Pasztor, Mark Turner,
"C2GDiscuss" is a series of moderated in-depth conversations between diverse experts on some of the governance challenges of climate-altering approaches. In this podcast, Mark Turner, communications consultant at C2G, interviews Janos Pasztor, C2G's executive director, about how how these discussions encourage an engaging conversation about some of the toughest questions faced by decision-makers on climate change, now and in the future.
- The Doorstep: Opportunities for New Narratives in Foreign Policy, with Judah Grunstein
Judah Grunstein, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
Judah Grunstein, editor-in-chief of "World Politics Review," returns to "The Doorstep" to discuss 2022 trends in U.S. global engagement with co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin. Where is the Biden/Harris team succeeding on the world stage? Where are they missing opportunities? Is the American public ready to participate in shaping new narratives for how the U.S. shows up in the world?
- C2GTalk: How can fiction help people think about solar radiation modification? with Eliot Peper
Eliot Peper, Mark Turner,
When author Eliot Peper first heard about solar geoengineering, or solar radiation modification, he knew he had to write a novel. "There are so many different angles on this kind of a problem. It raises so many questions that impact every area of our lives," he told "C2GTalk." Speculative fiction, says Peper, can spark people's curiosity and inspire them to become engaged. "If it makes other people look more deeply and pay more attention, to me that's a huge win."
- One Year After the January 6 Insurrection, Democracy Needs a Rallying Cry
Joel H. Rosenthal
On the first anniversary of the January 6 insurrection, groups across society are increasingly worried about the state of democracy. But as the pressure on democracy intensifies, leaders must establish rallying points. This is the moment to summon democracy's strengths and remember that it has within it the means of resistance and renewal.
- "That Wasn't My Intent": Reenvisioning Ethics in the Information Age
Shannon Vallor, Wendell Wallach,
In this episode of the "Artificial Intelligence & Equality" podcast, Senior Fellow Wendell Wallach sits down with Professor Shannon Vallor to discuss how to reenvision ethics and empower it to deal with AI, emerging technologies, and new power dynamics in the information age.
- Ethics & International Affairs Volume 35.4 (Winter 2021)
The issue features a book symposium organized by Michael Blake on Anna Stilz's "Territorial Sovereignty," with contributions from Adom Getachew; Christopher Heath Wellman; and Michael Blake, and a reply by Anna Stilz. Additionally, the issue includes a feature article from an international group of scholars led by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, which examines the ethics of vaccine nationalism and makes a case for the fair priority for residents (FPR) framework. The team of authors includes Allen Buchanan, Shuk Ying Chan, Cécile Fabre, Daniel Halliday, R. J. Leland, Florencia Luna, Matthew S. McCoy, Ole F. Norheim, G. Owen Schaefer, Kok-Chor Tan, and Christopher Heath Wellman. The issue also contains a review essay by Mollie Gerver on refugee policy, and book reviews by Jonathan Todres, Markus Fraundorfer, and Vivienne Jabri.
- C2GTalk: How the UN Economic Commission for Africa is using its climate goals to fuel prosperity and sustainable development for the continent, with Vera Songwe
Vera Songwe, Janos Pasztor,
Equity, justice, and transparency are needed to enable meaningful conversations around the the debate on solar radiation modification, because Africa has to be very careful about climate-altering technologies, especially when we do not understand their consequences, says Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) during a "C2GTalk" interview. Africa can only sustainably and justly have the conversation on carbon emissions if it sees that this road leads to a more prosperous life, better livelihoods, and that this road will help the continent meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).