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Economist Martin Feldstein will be the featured speaker at a Starr Forum entitled "The Challenges to the Global Economy." Feldstein has been cited as "the most influential economist of his generation." He is economics professor at Harvar...
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On Thursday, April 30, Admiral Willam Fallon, USN (RET), will be giving a public talk on Afghanistan. Joining the discussion will be Fotini Christa, an expert on Afghanistan. Fallon joined the Center for International Studies for the 200...
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Science has given us, in the last 18 months, a real bottom line for the planet: a CO2 concentration above which, as NASA's Jim Hansen has put it, we can't maintain the "planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which ...
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Noam Chomsky addresses the crisis in Gaza followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. The public event will be on Tuesday, January 13, at 4p, in the Wong Auditorium, MIT Bldg E51.
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On May 11th, a group of community leaders from across the nation gathered in New York to discuss what they are doing locally to improve their communities with the stimulus money. MIT graduate student researchers Uyen Le and Sarah Nusser...
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Residents in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn discuss their frustrations with food choice and grocery shopping. Even as the neighborhood changes and new stores come in, sometimes the prodicts are so expensive that local people can'...
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Elizabeth is a 12-year-old girl from Tambo de Mora, Peru. in 2007, her town was destroyed by an earthquake. Hear her words, and see the pictures she has taken of her town in this short audio slideshow.
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In the spring semester of 2008, a mixed class of grad and undergrad students, including architects, urban planners, and engineers, worked in Tambo de Mora, a town on Peru's southern coast that was ruined by a earthquake a year before our...
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This panel discusses the future of America's energy system, focusing on electricity. A variety of topics, such as the effect of the economic downturn on energy initiatives, enabling innovation at utilities, decoupling, transmission regul...
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A panel discussion featuring Boston-area energy policy experts. Gilbert Metcalf, Applied Public Finance, Department of Economics, Tufts University John Parsons, Director, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change John...
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