Environment | Wilson Center


Healthy Landscapes for Prosperity: Land Restoration in El Salvador

*Light refreshments begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Moynihan Board Room, 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Report Launch | The Environmental Dimensions of Sustainable Recovery: Q&A with Ken Conca and Anita van Breda

Recognizing the need to address environmental challenges in the wake of war and disaster, American University’s School of International Service and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) joined together to launch the project “Environmental Dimensions of Sustainable Recovery: Learning from Post-Conflict and Disaster Response Experience.” As representatives of a leading conservation NGO (World Wildlife Fund) and a professional graduate school with extensive expertise in environment, development, and conflict resolution (American University’s School of International Service), Anita van Breda and Ken Conc

[OFFSITE] The 2020 Journalists' Guide to Energy and the Environment

Please note that this event will take place at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. 

Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Chair of The Elders, will join SEJ's 8th Annual Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment for an interview with Jeff Burnside. 

Wilson-Vidanta Fellowship Awardees for 2020

Juliana Tinoco (Brazil)              Gina Kawas (Honduras)


What If the Amazon Rainforest Disappeared?

The boom in forest fires linked to deforestation earlier this year raised concerns worldwide, and in the aftermath, the Amazon’s environmental contribution to our planet has been widely debated. Many world leaders expressed their worry, repeating the overused (and incorrect) maxim that the Amazon forest is “the lungs of the world” and that it produces 20 percent of the oxygen found on Earth.

Closing the Loop on Wastewater in China and the United States

The webcast for this event will not be live. It will be recorded and posted on Wednesday morning.