Policy 360 is a series of audio conversations from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. The series is hosted by Sanford's dean, Judith Kelley.
CO2 emissions play a major role in climate change. Guest host and J.D./UPEP doctoral candidate Gabriela Nagle Alverio speaks with Sanford Professor and Interim Director of the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability Brian Murray about different carbon tax approaches and their pros and cons for curbing emissions.
Brian Murray: Interim Director of the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability, Research Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy, and at the Nicholas School of the Environment This is the third in a series of conversations about climate change.
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Climate change is forcing many people to move due to environmental stressors like heat, hurricane, and drought. Duke Sanford School of Public Policy Dean Judith Kelley speaks with Kerilyn Schewel and Sarah Bermeo of the Duke Center for International Development about emerging climate migration patterns and how research might better inform policy.
Sarah Bermeo: Director of Graduate Studies of the Master of International Development Policy in the Sanford School; Author of Targeted Development: Industrialized Country Strategy in a Globalizing World Kerilyn Schewel: Lecturing Fellow at Duke’s Center for International Development at Duke University; Leader of Rural Development and the Capability to Stay This is the second in a series of conversations about climate change.
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Satellites, Machine Learning and Climate Change
When it comes to climate change, it’s important for all of us to think in new ways. For example, can we use artificial worlds to improve access to energy data? Are there ways to track climate change with satellites and AI?
Marc Jeuland, faculty member at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University Kyle Bradbury, Managing Director of the Energy Data Analytics Lab at the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability This is the first in.a series of conversations about climate change.
Bipartisan Report Calls for Rebalancing U.S. Priorities Towards Children
According to a recent bipartisan report from the American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution, the federal budget inadequately addresses children's needs.
After three years of work, the group's consensus outlines a range of budget-neutral policy recommendations.
Michael Strain, the Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and one of the working group co-chairs. Lisa Gennetian, Pritzker Professor at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and affiliate at Duke's Center for Child and Family Policy, who was a part of the working group. Get show notes, transcript and credits
Effective Ways to Connect Across the Political Aisle
Ray Starling grew up on a hog and tobacco farm in rural North Carolina. He recalls working on the property by age five. Abdullah Antepli grew up in poverty in a slum in Turkey - his father left school in the fifth grade, and his mother is illiterate. Today, both men live in North Carolina, and their politics could not be more different. Starling leans right - he is a former principal agriculture advisor to former President Trump. Antepli, a Duke professor and a Muslim leader, leans left. But the two became friendly through an innovative program designed to get civic, business and political leaders with differing political views to discuss important issues in the state of North Carolina. In this episode, they talk about how the strategies they learned in the program could help others in these divided times.
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The Truth About Sanctions
Russia has invaded Ukraine. In response, President Biden has promised that the U.S. will impose “severe sanctions” against Russia for its actions.
But what are sanctions exactly? How do they work? Do they have a history of working? Do they work well?
Bruce Jentleson is a former State Department official. He has held numerous senior foreign policy positions in past U.S. administrations. He’s a professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and his new book is called Sanctions: What Everyone Needs to Know.
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