CEF Coordinator and Former CEF Intern Publish Chapter in the New Book China's Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
FEBRUARY 2005--Jennifer Turner and former CEF intern Eric Zusman contributed a chapter on the international forces that have been changing China's environmental policymaking.
What are the environment issues that will dominate headlines in 2014? That’s the question that was addressed during a recent Wilson Center event. The panel’s keynote speaker, Larry Pearl of Bloomberg BNA, paid particular attention to the perspective of the business community and the stories that will be most important to that constituency.
Population and fresh water are widely recognized as two of the most important issues facing humanity, with implications for livelihoods, economic productivity, and political stability. Finding the Source highlights the linkages between these critical issues through case studies from the Philippines, India, and sub-Saharan Africa. The common message is unmistakable: global water problems are still soluble-but only with concerted international action that includes efforts to address population growth.
Economic, Political Factors Increase Conflict Risk More Than Environmental, Demographic Ones, Argue Experts
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Finds Population Growth, Density Related to Conflict But Outweighed by Income, Stability
The editor of the China Environment Series invites submissions for feature articles and commentaries/notes from the field for the 2004 issue.
Across East Africa, innovative development programs are integrating family planning and health services, natural resource management, and the creation of sustainable livelihoods. A recent conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, explored the benefits, challenges, and opportunities associated with these integrated programs.
ESCP and GHI Program Associate Gib Clarke discusses the link between climate change and population in this Point of View column from the October 2006 issue of Centerpoint.
Countries that are overwhelmed by environmental problems tend to develop political and economic problems, writes Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.