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Past Events

Partner Event - Out of the Silo: Nuclear Security in Context


Experts discuss the importance of nuclear security, and why elevating new, diverse voices on nuclear security makes America more secure.

Anti-nuclear war protestors outside of the White House.

The War in Ukraine, a Town Hall Discussion


Ivo Daalder and Sarah Gilbert join Council members for a town hall discussion on the latest out of Ukraine, what the future may hold for Russia and the West, and how the Council is engaging in this digital era.

a cannon fires with flames and soldiers stand in the foreground, bare trees in the background in Ukraine.

Commentary & Analysis

New Technologies Transforming City Life: Dream or Reality?

Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Innovation, utopian visions, ethics, and profits have shaped the effects technology has on urban life. What has worked, what has failed, and what does it mean for the future?

Mideast Emirates Dubai Smart City
Tech and Science

John Lorinc Raises Tough Questions on Smart City Technology

Global Insight by Coauthors

With AI set to reshape the world, "Dream States" offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the challenges and opportunities of smart city technology.

Dream States by John Lorinc Global Cities


Americans See Energy Supply Disruption as Biggest Threat to US Security

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The public also remains concerned about the potential for a global economic downtown, Council polling shows.

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline
Tech and Science

Bikes and Scooters on the Road to Net Zero? Yes, with Some 'Ifs'

Working Paper by Coauthors

Micromobility can play a major role in transportation decarbonization, but its potential varies depending on the conditions in which it's employed.

A group of people on bikes wait at a crosswalk
Olivier DJIANN
Global Cities


Stephen Brick 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Climate and Energy
Council expert Stephen Brick