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PhD student shares view on COP24 in Nature

Dec 6, 2018
PhD student Michael Lerner was published in the December 5, 2018 issue of Nature. The commentary comes during this week’s 24th annual Conference of Parties (COP24) session at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland. The...

Close to the heart

Aug 19, 2013
The statistics are sobering: nearly half of every 100 children born in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, will be underweight; six will die before their first birthday. More than 80 percent of all children report repeated physical...

Catherine Bertini: Humanitarian action

Oct 1, 2014 1:11:52

Catherine Bertini discusses humanitarian options in her lecture titled, "Humanitarian Action: Saving Lives, Facilitating Change, Working Toward Peace." February, 2007.

CLOSUP Lecture Series

ELPP Lecture Series: Patricia Beneke, North America Regional Director for the United Nations Environment Programme

Oct 28, 2015, 4:30-5:30 pm EDT
South Hall, Room 1225
Please join us for the next installment of the Environmental Law & Policy Program's Lecture Series. Patricia Beneke, North America Regional Director for the United Nations Environment Programme, will be the featured speaker. Prior to her May 2014 appointment to the U.N., Ms. Beneke served as Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for nearly 20 years, specializing in legislation and oversight matters relating to energy policy, water resources, and environmental issues. She also served as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science for five years. A reception will immediately follow.  This event is free and open to the public.
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