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01/19/2011 - 1:25pm

Faculty at Harvard, Tufts, and MIT are collaborating on a new workshop for June, 2011 on water diplomacy.  This weeklong train-the-trainer workshop, titled "Water Diplomacy: Managing the Science, Policy, and Politics of Water Networks through Negotiation", is aimed at water professionals...

01/16/2011 - 5:22pm

On January 16, 2011, IEDS Director, Dr. Saleem Ali was listed by the UK's Guardian newspaper in their annual "Green Giants -- Eco-power" list alongside luminaries such as Prince Charles, David Suzuki and Brad Pitt!...

01/11/2011 - 4:29pm

Dr. Melody Brown Burkins, a member of the IEDS Internal Governance Committee, is co-organizer of an upcoming panel for the AAAS 2011 Meeting in Washington, DC entitled "The Practice of Science Diplomacy". Burkins is Vice Chair of the National Academies' U.S. National Committee for the...

01/04/2011 - 3:12pm

On January 3, 2011, the Vermont Law School released its first Top 10 Environmental Watch List, spotlighting the nation's most critical environmental law and policy issues of 2010 and how they may play out in 2011.  #2 is a report by Betsy Baker on the nation's worst oil spill, the Deepwater...

12/20/2010 - 11:25am

 Watch video of Lawrence Susskind speak on the negotiations over compensation for victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the operations of the Oil Spill Compensation Fund, as well as ways to prevent another offshore drilling disaster. Dr. Summers spoke in October at MIT; to watch...

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