When it comes to water and the climate, governments face a fundamental problem. They’ve not only promised every drop of river water to corporations and cities, they’ve allocated more water than actually exists. “These decisions were made 50 or 100 years ago,” explains Inger Weibust,... More
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Multilevel Environmental Governance: Managing Water and Climate Change in Europe and North America, edited by Inger Weibust and James Meadowcroft.
October 21, 2014
Nature Draws a Hard Line: Govts vs. Climate Change
October 16, 2014
Every moment has a history behind it.
October 7, 2014
Facts and Fears: How Canadians Perceive the Risk of Ebola
October 3, 2014
Wide-ranging discussion at first Author Meets Readers event
October 2, 2014
Professors praised for forging research connections on campus, in Canada, and abroad.
The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of building better societies. Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.
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Register here for Merlyna Lim’s talk on November 6th. Carleton University’s Newest Canada Research Chair Studies the Communication of Revolutions “A moment cannot be created without history. What happened prior to that is much more important than the moment itself.” –Merlyna... More
Researchers from the Faculty of Public Affairs are making headlines in light of the recent outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa, and the arrival of a case to the United States. Josh Greenberg, lead investigator of the Communication, Risk and Public Health Research Group, and... More
How has Twitter changed television news? Is the prevalence of social media improving journalism? Those are a few of the topics Banting Fellow Dr. Rena Bivens addressed at an Author Meets Readers event on Thursday, October 2nd at Irene’s Pub. Several members of the Carleton faculty, as well as the... More
Three researchers from the Faculty of Public Affairs have won 2014 Carleton University Research Prizes.Frances Abele, a professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration, won the prize for research and academic impact; Law and Legal Studies Professor Doris Buss won the prize for... More
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Wednesday, November 12 - 7:00 PM