Interviews

Addressing Environmental Racism

Dr. Robert Bullard is credited as the “Father of Environmental Justice” for his work in the late 1970s on the siting of toxic facilities and landfills in the American South. He is the author of...

Carbon Farming: A Solution to Climate Change?

Eric Toensmeier is the award-winning author of Paradise Lot and Perennial Vegetables. He is an appointed lecturer at Yale University, a Senior Biosequestration Fellow with Project Drawdown, and an...

Religion, Faith, and Climate Activism: Morality and Religion in the Climate Crisis

Rev. Susan Hendershot is the president of “Interfaith Power & Light (IPL),” a nationwide interfaith climate action organization. Prior to Iowa IPL, Rev. Hendershot served as a pastor in both...

Future of Climate and Energy Policy: Constructing Columbia University's Climate Task Force

Alex N. Halliday is the Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He is also a scientist who pioneered developments in mass spectrometry, helping shed light on processes that affect Earth’s...

Sayed Bukhari on the Future of Pakistan and its Overseas Diaspora

Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari is Pakistan’s Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development. Appointed in September 2018, he has maintained close...

Gender Identities in Conflict

Nimmi Gowrinathan, Founder and Director of the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative and Visiting Professor at Columbia University, studies conflict and its impact on women’s political identities....

Eric Biel on the Future of Work

On 13 March 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) hosted an event at SIPA to honor the organization’s centenary. The event, entitled “Investing in People at Work,” brought together...

Expert Interviews on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

At the Journal of International Affairs launch event for our issue The Fourth Industrial Revolution, we had the opportunity to speak with our five guests about their perspectives on the future...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Global Peace and Security

In December 2018, the Journal of International Affairs interviewed Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, on the...

"Democracy in Europe is Being Reconsidered From Top To Bottom"

With a weakened Germany after recent elections, limits on France’s hopes for further European integration, secessionist tensions in Spain, and democratic backsliding in Hungary and Poland, democracy...

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