For the first time in more than a decade, an elite group of the world’s richest nations will begin redrawing the historic international agreement that governs food-aid commitments to developing countries. With Canada serving as chair of the talks, Jennifer Clapp, CIGI Chair in Environmental Governance, sounds a cautionary note on the push to place a dollar value cap on food-aid commitments.
With tensions rising in Libya, CIGI Senior Fellow Mark Sedra discusses the current situation and possible outcomes with Matt Galloway, host of CBC Radio One's Metro Morning. To hear the archived interview, click on the Listen link.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker appears on CPAC's Goldhawk Live to discuss the popular uprising in Northern Africa.
A deadly crackdown on protesters in Libya has prompted the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on the regime of Moammar Gadhafi. CIGI Distinguished Fellow comments on the decision.
"Oil shocks and recessions go together," according to this news report, in which CIGI Distinguished Fellow John Curtis comments on the relationship between the global economy, oil demand, and further political unrest.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker comments on the possible international response to Moammar Gadhafi's handling of the current unrest in Libya.
CIGI Senior Fellow joins Gary Doyle on 570News to discuss the current political turmoil in the Middle East and its impact on oil prices.
CIGI Senior Fellow Mark Sedra comments on the index he developed to determine which Middle Eastern and North African nations might be the next to face populist wrath.
As the Canadian government plans to get Canadian citizens out of Libya, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker offers insight on the international community and Canada's possible response to the situation.
CIGI Senior Fellow Mark Sedra comments on the situation in Libya, noting that there are signs of a split within the Libyan army.
Can statistics predict a revolution? Mark Sedra provides an index of vulnerability for North Africa and the Middle East.
When air pollution hurts people’s health and heats up the climate it makes sense to do something about it. But what about pollution that cools the planet? CIGI Senior Fellow Jason Blackstock comments on the issue.