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Spotlight on Climate Solutions: Climate Change, Refugees, and the Drift to the Right

SAN FRANCISCO, September 11, 2018 —  Media, development, and policy experts discuss the role that climate change plays in fueling conflicts and mass migration and how this affects the political landscape of the countries in which these migrants seek shelter. Speakers included Tom Friedman, author and New York Times columnist; Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia and president of Asia Society Policy Institute; Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank; and Heidi Cullen, director of communications and strategic initiatives at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. The conversation was moderated by American broadcast journalist Ray Suarez and was co-presented by the World Affairs Council. The program was part of COAL + ICE in San Francisco, a three-week climate-related festival of dance, spoken word, food, family activities, films, educational programming, and creative dialogue that invites diverse audiences to participate in a conversation about climate change. (1 hr., 3 min.)


Arts
 /  Southern California
The celebrated filmmaker discusses his new film, which probes personal values and relationships in a rapidly changing China through the tale of a local mobster and his girlfriend.
Current Affairs
Former U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky describes how China has diverged from global economic norms since the middle of the last decade.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Members of the Task Force on U.S.-China Policy discuss their new report on the state of U.S.-China relations two years into the Trump presidency.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Members of the Task Force on U.S.-China Policy discuss their new report on the state of the relationship two years into the Trump presidency.
Arts
 /  New York
Theatre artists David Henry Hwang and Bartlett Sher discuss where progress has been made when in comes to Asian representation in American popular media, and where it can still be improved.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Parag Khanna argues that Washington would be foolish to stay away from Beijing's signature foreign policy initiative.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Parag Khanna discusses his new book on Asia's rise with Michael Froman and David Westin.
Arts
 /  New York
Award-winning theatre artists David Henry Hwang and Bartlett Sher discuss the current state of American musical theatre through the lens of Asian representation on Broadway.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Jesper Koll believes that contrary to popular opinion, Japan's population decline is a big advantage for the country's people.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Economist Jesper Koll, a longtime resident of Japan, explains why he's so optimistic about the country's future.
Arts
Asian filmmakers talk about the quest to tell Asian stories, cast Asian actors, the success of "Crazy Rich Asians," and more.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
The honorary chairman of Asia Society Northern California closes the "Made in China 2025" conference held at Stanford University.