We must reinvigorate the comprehensive—and reject the exclusively militaristic—definition of security, Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie warns.
MARCH 2006--Documentaries Showcase Cuba's Green Movement, Olympic Preparations in Beijing
Leaf through expert reviews of 20 recent books and reports at the nexus of population, environment, and security, including The Greening of the U.S. Military, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution.
The international community must build and sustain cooperation in a changing multilateral world—a world in which the categories of First and Third World no longer apply, said World Bank President Robert Zoellick. At a Director's Forum at the Wilson Center on April 14, Zoellick said dealing with the wide range of intensifying global challenges requires adapting to an ever-changing global economic environment.
Colin H. Kahl reviews the World Bank's new study of the consequences, causes, and solutions of civil war.
MEDIA ADVISORY: UNEP's Achim Steiner Launches Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment in Washington, DC, at Woodrow Wilson Center
JUNE 2008—Striking Satellite Photos Document Rapid Environmental Change
Special reports: Environmental Degradation and Migration The U.S.-Mexico Case Study, by The Natural Heritage Institute; and Solving China’s Environmental Problems: Policy Options from the Working Group on Environment in U.S.-China Relations, by Aaron Frank.
For the scores of women who will be attending the 20th anniversary of the first UN Earth Summit this June (and just importantly for those who aren’t), there are glaring omissions: reproductive health, gender equality, and girls education are nowhere to be found on the Rio+20 agenda.
OCTOBER 2007—New Players Influencing the Debate in Congress