Seminars at Steamboat

Lecture series on current events, world affairs, the environment, politics and more. Lectures are recorded in Steamboat Springs, CO.

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In this episode of Seminars at Steamboat, MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and former White House Science Adviser Dr. John Holdren shares his perspectives on the future of climate change in his seminar "Meeting the Climate Change Challenge: What We Know, What We Expect, What We Should Do."

Edward Alden
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KUNC's new podcast, Seminars at Steamboat, launched earlier this week with new episodes coming out each Tuesday for the next five weeks. The first episode has Edward Alden, senior fellow on the Council on Foreign Relations, sharing his perspectives on international trade policy.

KUNC's Karlie Huckels spoke with Joella West, the board chair for Seminars at Steamboat. They talked about the history of the event and what we can expect this season.

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Edward Alden is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, specializing in U.S. economic competitiveness, trade and immigration policy. Hear his seminar, "Trade Wars and the Global Trading Order: Reform or Collapse?" in this episode of our special summer podcast series.

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Two of the nation's most notable political science scholars predict the Democrats will take over the House of Representatives this fall, with one of them telling a Steamboat Springs audience that if President Donald Trump is going to be impeached, she hopes Nancy Pelosi will be speaker of the house.

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One of the nation's leading transportation policy experts told the audience attending Seminars at Steamboat on July 30 that common use of full autonomous vehicle, or AVs, are a generation to 50 years off, but communities need to start implementing rules and regulations now to guide the process.

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A three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from The New York Times spoke to a Steamboat Springs audience about his topics of expertise: cyber warfare and national security.

David E. Sanger started his policy speech on "Cyber Conflict" with a nod to one of President Trump's anti-media phrases, "The Failing New York Times."

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A former ambassador under three American presidents - and for years, the go-to guy for North Korea policy - regaled a Steamboat Springs audience Monday night with stories of life from the front lines of diplomacy.

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Take heart folks, the same way Apple changed the music scene and Amazon changed the way people shop, some brilliant innovation could be one of the ways America helps solves its health care crisis.

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It may seem like the U.S. Supreme Court laid relatively low this past year, but veteran journalist Marcia Coyle thinks that will likely change following a particularly tumultuous presidential election.

Coyle, a lawyer who has covered the high court for 28 years, shared her intimate knowledge with a packed house during the fourth Seminars at Steamboat event Monday night.

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Addressing a packed crowd at Strings Music Pavilion on Monday, the Right Honorable Douglas Alexander, a former top British Labour politician and current senior fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, said United Kingdom's 2016 withdrawal from the European Union — commonly known as Brexit — comes with political, economic and military implications that will likely be felt on both sides of the Atlantic for years to come.

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