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North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 17

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - August 10

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 10, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 27

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on July 27, 2017 at 3:46pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Chaos Theory (Butterfly Effect )

chaos theory: Theory that attempts to describe and explain the highly complex behavior of apparently chaotic, or unpredictable systems that show no underlying order.  The behavior of physical systems is impossible to describe, using the standard laws of physics.  This is because the mathematics needed to describe these systems is too difficult for even the largest computers.  Such systems are sometimes known as "nonlinear " or "chaotic" systems, and they include…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on July 27, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Liberty #John Adams

"I would define liberty to be a power to do as we would be done by.  The definition of liberty to be the power of doing whatever the law permits, meaning the civil laws, does not seem satisfactory." John Adams

(Individual decision making should consider the "golden rule" ethics, as well as "civil laws" ? CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 25, 2017 at 7:27pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 20

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on July 20, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments

#claenenergyrevolution

#the clean energy revolution

Using clean, renewable energy is one of the most important actions we should take to reduce the impact of effects caused by climate change to the environment. Some of the clean energies include hydropower, wind power, solar energy, geothermal energy and bio energy. Electricity production is our number one source of greenhouse gases, more than all of our driving and flying combined and clean energy reduces harmful smog, toxic buildups in our…

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Added by Nduhura Julius on July 16, 2017 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 13

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on July 13, 2017 at 10:41am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Internship Openings

Carnegie Council's internship program provides an exciting opportunity for students interested in international relations to experience the inner workings of an organization exploring the ethical dimensions of international affairs. During the September–June program year,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 12, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments

Desertification and its impact on the international economy

Desertification is exposure is known as the land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, leading to the loss of plant life and biodiversity by this leads to loss of the ability of the land to agricultural production and support animal and human life.

It has multiple causes of this phenomenon, including the natural and human resources, while, such as the decrease of rain amounts in the years shown publicly drought also poverty vegetation cover, which reduces evaporation,…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on July 6, 2017 at 2:50pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 6

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on July 6, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Butterfly Effect #James Gleick

"Tiny differences in input could quickly become overwhelming  differences in output.......In weather, for example, this translates into what is only half-jokingly known as the Butterfly Effect - the notion that a butterfly  stirring the air today in Peking can transform storm systems next month in New York." (James Gleick, Chaos, 1987 Prologue.

(Hopefully, one of these days,…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on July 1, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Humanitarians Hope for ‘Risk Management Framework’ on Geoengineering – a Carnegie Discussion

The timeless image of 'Earthrise' seen from the moon by U.S. astronauts in the 1960s and '70s. But would potentially risky geoengineering be a step too far in humanity's technical and scientific progression? CREDIT: NASA

Post by Andrew…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 29, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Power of An Idea, #David Yaho

"The power of an idea can be measured by the degree of resistance it attracts."  David Yaho

(I have Found the NIH (not invented here) factor to be a common human response to a new idea for product/service improvement/cost reduction.  When in fact, "the biggest room in the world is room for continuous improvement" (e.g., Moore's Law).

CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on June 25, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Call for Applications for Fellowship Program "The Living Legacy of the First World War"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is now accepting applications for the World War I fellowship project, "The Living Legacy of the First World War." Carnegie Council is creating up to 10 fellowships to conduct projects involving original research, approaches, or methods on the American experience in the First World War and its impact and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 23, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Apr. 20

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on June 22, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) Announces New Advisory Group

On June 20 2017, Janos Pasztor,  the executive director of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) announced the setting up of an Advisory Group of leading international experts to guide and support its work in catalyzing the establishment of effective…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 20, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Emergence of India as Global Superpower by 2025:Will Modi be Able to Sail Through All Odds

Emergence of India as Super Power by 2025:Will Modi be Able to Sail Through All Odds?

 

 

The Republic of India is considered as one of the possible emerging superpowers of the world.]This potential is attributed to several indicators, the primary ones being its demographic…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on June 17, 2017 at 11:01am — No Comments

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