Environmental Security Events

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Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

June 10, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Alexander Carius of adelphi, Cleo Paskal of Chatham House, Stacy VanDeveer of the University of New Hampshire, and Geoff Dabelko of ECSP discuss the unintended security consequences of climate mitigation and adaptation policies.
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Book Event: The Plundered Planet: Why We Must – and How We Can – Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

June 01, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Professor Paul Collier discusses his latest book, and the shift from plunder to sustainable management of natural resources at the Wilson Center.

Political Rhetoric or Policy Reality? Tracking Trends in Environment, Peace, and Security

April 27, 2010 // 8:00pm9:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In this lecture at the UC-Irvine Center for Unconventional Security Affairs, Geoff Dabelko highlights key environmental security policy developments, and situates today's initiatives within a context of nearly three decades of efforts.
Webcast

Climate Change and Energy in Defense Doctrine: The QDR and UK Defence Green Paper

March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.

Pathways to Peace: Stories of Environment, Health, and Conflict

January 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Practitioners and experts highlight work that demonstrates the positive impact multi-dimensional development and peacebuilding programs can have on environmental conflict arenas.

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts:A Path to Development and Peace

January 13, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Experts discuss how a focus on natural resources, especially water, can bring broader peace to areas of conflict in the panel co-hosted by the Wilson Center on the Hill, ECSP, and the Fetzer Institute.
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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Footprint Overseas

December 03, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
Webcast

How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.
Webcast

Strategic Energy Opportunities for the Department of Defense

October 28, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, speaks at the Wilson Center.
Webcast

China and Climate Security

October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.

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