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    Human Adaptation to Climate Change

    The Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University hosted a discussion on how humans could adapt to climate change. The authors of a new article in Issues in…

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    Drones Surveillance and Privacy

    Attorneys discussed the privacy concerns of surveillance by aerial drones. Catherine Crump of the ACLU said her organization was not completely opposed to the use of drones for surveillance but in certain…

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    Lethal Aerial Drone Strikes

    Former Defense Department adviser Rosa Brooks talks about the possibility of new rules being implemented governing the use of drones as the U.S. pursues terrorist threats across the world. In addition, she noted that…

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    Aerial Drone Use for Science and Nature

    The head of the World Wildlife Fund described unmanned aerial drones as a vital tool in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Carter Roberts said the technology makes it possible to track animals and poachers in…

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    Personal Use of Drones

    The New America Foundation hosts a discussion on how unmanned aerial drones are being used in the U.S. for non-military purposes. Konstantin Kakaes gave an historical analysis comparing drones to previous new technologies…

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    Drone Technology

    MIT Professor and former fighter pilot Missy Cummings said aerial drones were revolutionizing the agriculture sector and will likely do the same for the cargo transport industry in the next ten years. Professor Cummings also…

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    Fossil Fuel Use and Alternative Energy

    Panelists talked about ways to move away from dependence on fossil fuels to more energy-efficient sources such as wind and solar power. They addressed energy security issues, green house gases,…

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    Grand Canyon Future

    Participants discussed the future of Grand Canyon National Park and the surrounding ecosystem. They stressed how important it is to maintain this unique area for the benefit of future…