Environment

Uniting America

A series of six Assemblies held between 1999 and 2002 that focused on finding "common ground" on some of the more  divisive issues in American life, from racial equality to religion to family structure.

 

U.S. Interests in the 1990s

A four-year project on U.S. international security policies and challenges. The project included Assemblies on Preserving the Global Environment, Rethinking America's Security, After the Soviet Union, and Public Engagement in U.S. Foreign Policy.

Preserving the Global Environment: The Challenge of Shared Leadership

1991. Jessica Tuchman Mathews (ed.)
An examination of global environmental issues, including population growth, deforestation, species loss, the ozone layer, energy, climate change, economic policies, and implications for U.S. policy. A team of experts prepared the chapters to serve as background reading for an American Assembly held in April 1990.

Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York

Legacy Cities of Upstate New York convening finds legacy cities will gain the most from regional approaches to economic development.

Preserving the Global Environment: The Challenge of Shared Leadership

1990

The report from this 1990 Assembly  focuses on global environmental issues, including population growth, deforestation, species loss, the ozone layer, energy, climate change, economic policies, and implications for U.S. policy.  The report calls for a halt to the buildup of greenhouse gases, a decrease in U.S. consumption patterns, a reverse of deforestation, and stabilization of world population before it doubles once again.

Preserving the Global Environment: The Challenge of Shared Leadership

A 1990 Assembly co-sponsored by the World Resources Institute and focused on global environmental issues.  Participants called for action to reverse trends that threaten the integrity of the global environment, including the buildup of greenhouse gases, the growth in U.S. consumption patterns, a deforestation, and population growth.

Preserving the Global Environment

1991. Jessica Tuchman Mathews (ed.)

This stimulating collection from a 1990 project co-sponsored by the World Resources Institute focuses on global environmental issues, including population growth, deforestation, species loss, the ozone layer, energy, climate change, economic policies, and implications for U.S. policy. A team of experts prepared the chapters to serve as background reading for an American Assembly held in April 1990, the final report of which is included here.

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