The just-released unclassified National Intelligence Council report on water and security is a positive contribution to understanding these complex and interconnected ecological, social, economic, and political issues around water.
APRIL 2007 - Point of View by China Environment Forum Senior Associate Jennifer Turner, April 2007 Centerpoint
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environmental issues are cited in the context of security institutions and national interests, and reviews by experts of new publications.
SEPTEMBER 2005--Written by Chi-Chao Wan, from Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan, and Robert Rose, with Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
ECSP invited analysts to address whether global poverty should and can be a U.S. national security issue (Part 2).
The Global Family Planning Revolution, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Population Issues in the 21st Century: The Role of the World Bank
A trio of reports released in 2007—two from the World Bank, one from the UK Parliament—examine the past, present, and future of family planning programs, highlighting best practices and lessons learned, and offering recommendations for next steps.
As Latin American nations work to combat poverty and underdevelopment, issues of environmental importance—from demographics to climate change—will come into play. Panelists discuss those trends and challenges.
JULY 2008—Lori Hunter Provides Lively, Brief Look at PHE
In this Director’s Forum, Rockefeller Foundation President Gordon Conway discussed ways Africa can feed its population, particularly by better utilizing science and technology.