We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.
Call for Papers and Posters: "Global Environmental Change, Globalization, and International Security: New Challenges for the 21st Century"
Open meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change research community scheduled for October 9-13 in Bonn, Germany
The policy brief explores the security implications of climate change, and provides policy recommendations for strengthening the United Nations’ capacity to respond to climate-related security threats.
The Arab Spring was anticipated by few, but for a handful of political demographers it was a watershed of sorts. Although such game-changers are rarely predictable, the year ahead promises to be eventful as well, with new demographic research and major policy initiatives on the horizon.
The Spring 2003 issue of ECSP's newletter includes articles by Eckhard Kleinau and Jennifer Talbot on integrated indicators for population-environment programs and Anthony Kolb on population dynamics in the environmentally disastrous Aral Sea region.
In Poverty Reduction: An Effective Means of Population Control, Mohammed Sharif attempts to use both theoretical and empirical analysis to take a fresh look at the topic.
Climate change poses fundamental economic, agricultural, political and security challenges to the United States, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. The clock is running, and the world needs to act on what is perhaps the most complex item to ever appear on the international agenda.
Environmental Stress and Demographic Change in Nepal: Underlying Conditions Contributing to a Decade of Insurgency
The authors review the broad dynamics of Nepal’s current civil conflict, arguing that environmental stress and population factors have played significant roles in creating the underlying conditions for acute insecurity and instability.