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North American Colloquium

University of Toronto • Autonomous National University of Mexico • University of Michigan Overview of the colloquium The North American Colloquium (NAC) is a collaborative venture between the Autonomous National University of Mexico,...
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Greetings from the Dean - The Briefing, January 2022

Jan 20, 2022
Dear friends, Best wishes to you as we start 2022 with great hopes for the coming year, but also with significant uncertainty—a global pandemic, a growing awareness of the urgent need to defend our democracy, and our imperative struggle for...
North American Colloquium

Addressing nationalist extremism in North America: Policy tools & frameworks

Jan 10, 2022, 11:45 am-1:00 pm EST
Nationalist extremism poses mounting challenges around the world, including in North America. This web-based panel discussion will focus on the policy tools and frameworks available for countering nationalist extremism in Mexico, Canada and the United States.
North American Colloquium

Historical drivers of nationalist extremism in North America

Oct 28, 2021, 12:30-1:30 pm EDT
Experts from the Autonomous National University of Mexico, University of Toronto, and University of Michigan discussed the local and transnational factors giving rise to far-right social movements and policies in each country. 
North American Colloquium

Urban climate governance in North America

Apr 8, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with leading scholars of urban climate governance. Find out what some of the largest North American cities have been doing to address climate change.
North American Colloquium

Public opinion on North American climate policy

Mar 23, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation about what the Canadian, United States, and Mexican public thinks about climate change, and about how government policy should address it.
North American Colloquium

Politics of pipelines

Feb 25, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join leading scholars to discuss the politics associated with oil and gas pipeline construction in Canada and the United States.
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North American climate policy: Perspectives from the periphery

Feb 3, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join us for a conversation about the current dynamics of climate policy in Canada and Mexico as well as the most promising avenues for cooperation going forward, both bilaterally (with the United States) and continentally (Canada, the United States, and Mexico).
North American Colloquium Climate Series

A decade of comparative Canadian and American public opinion on climate change

April 10, 2022
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Erick Lachapelle, Chris Borick
As people around the world increasingly experience the effects of climate change, governments have been slow to enact policies that are consistent with the target of keeping global warming below 2oC agreed upon at the Paris climate talks in 2015....
North American Colloquium Climate Series

Canada-US relations, energy security, and the road to net zero by 2050

April 10, 2022
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Monica Gattinger
The widespread power outage in Texas in early 2021 was a devastating reminder of the importance of energy security. So was the spring 2021 ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, a line that supplies half the gasoline to the US east coast. And...
North American Colloquium Climate Series

Canada-US green bilateralism: Targeting cooperation for climate mitigation

April 8, 2022
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Debora VanNijnatten, Mark McWhinney
Under the Biden administration and the Trudeau government, the U.S. and Canadian commitment to bilateral cooperation on climate is both strong and comprehensive. This stands in stark contrast to the complete lack of engagement under the previous...

Historical drivers of nationalist extremism in North America

Oct 28, 2021 0:43:00

Rising nationalism and political extremism pose challenges to peace and democracy around the world, so this discussion will examine the historical drivers of nationalist extremism in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. October, 2021.