June 03, 2004 // 12:00am
Attempts to develop a positive, practical policy framework for environmental cooperation and sustainable peace are promising, but have not been widely analyzed or practiced. The Water Conflict and Cooperation Working Group, part of ECSP's Navigating Peace initiative, discusses these issues.
May 25, 2004 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Environmental damage sustained during conflict poses serious health threats to the population and prevents nations from recovering. Pekka Haavisto speaks about the history and role of post-conflict environmental assessments.
May 18, 2004 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Paul Ehrlich warns that we must confront the serious problems of climate change, land degradation, groundwater overuse, and biodiversity loss, and proposes ways to increase media attention and ethical discourse on these issues, as he launches his latest book at the Wilson Center.
May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.
April 19, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
At a recent Kennan Institute talk, Visiting Scholar Tatiana R. Zaharchenko argues that environmental activism may be a key to increased transparency and democracy in the post-Soviet states.
April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm — 3:30pm
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.
March 31, 2004 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Although the environmental and security communities are difficult to integrate, Hans Günter Brauch argues that working together will prevent future crises and conflicts, as he launches his groundbreaking volume.
March 26, 2004 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Kayakers tackle the spectacular Yunnan gorges, with filmmaker Ed Norton, from The Nature Conservancy, and Matthew J. Yost, from Idaho Rivers United.
March 25, 2004 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.
March 24, 2004 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Episode of "Journey to Planet Earth" looks at the world's grasslands, with filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner.