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    Foreign Policy and Russian Natural Gas

    Keith Johnson talked about his April 9, 2014 Foreign Policy article, “Putin Aims His Energy Weapon at Ukraine.” The piece details the role of Russian natural gas in the tensions…

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    Legal Representation for Hispanic Immigrants

    Hispanic legal advocates talked about difficulties related to providing undocumented immigrants with effective representation. Among the issues they examined were people offering…

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    Henry Paulson on the Chinese Economy

    Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the Chinese economy at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum on the impact on global markets of China’s economic…

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    World Bank Press Briefing

    Jim Yong Kim held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. Topics included reform efforts, global climate change, Ukraine and the…

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    West Virginia Chemical Spill

    Marin Cogan talked about her National Journal article, "Is the Water Safe Yet?". The piece details the January 2014 West Virginia chemical spill that contaminated the water supply for a…

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    Greenhouse Gas Emissions, State Commissioners

    State commissioners and other representatives talked about efforts that have worked in their states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This panel took place at a Bipartisan Policy…

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    Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Industry Representatives

    Energy industry representatives talked about the impact of Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas regulations on bottom-line costs for companies and consumers. They answered…

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    Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Regulators Panel

    Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants…

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    Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated…

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    News Review with Senator Ben Cardin

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talked about stories in the news Topics included the number of health insurance enrolls through the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov Web site,…

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    Global Economic Inequality

    Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric…

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    Panel Discussion on Environment and the African Diaspora

    Panelists talked about environmental, health, and social issues that impact Black communities throughout the African diaspora. 

    The panel “Saving Ourselves, Saving Our…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. She defended the EPA’s proposed rule under the…

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    Earthquake Science

    Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the progress in developing an early warning system for earthquakes. The hearing was held…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Many of the questions centered on oversight of the agency…

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    Natural Gas Exports

    Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural gas exports, and build better relations with Eastern European…

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    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary

    Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound,…

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    Book Discussion on Countdown

    Alan Weisman talked about his book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, in which he discusses the impact of human populations on the environment and…

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    Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

    Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global…

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Climate Change All-Night Session

    Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) talked about the all-night session on climate change held the previous night by Democratic senators.

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