Improving Water Access and Sanitation Around the Globe

The Environmental Change and Security Program's Karin Bencala highlights a new ECSP publication that delves into efforts to help solve the global water crisis.

Chicago Public Radio's Worldview Presents Weeklong Series on Environment and Conflict

APRIL 2008—"Environmental War and Peace" Features Interview With ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko

"Water for the Poor" Critical to Global Development, National Security

FEBRUARY 2006--Congressman Blumenauer Discusses New U.S. Law at the Wilson Center

Environmental Peacemaking Nominated for Grawemeyer Award

ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and University of Maryland professor Ken Conca are up for a $200,000 prize for Ideas Improving World Order.

From Environmental Peacemaking to Environmental Peacekeeping

While it is still not clear if environmental cooperation can lead directly to peace, we should explore the environment’s potential as a peacemaking tool in this increasingly unstable and conflictual world, writes Erika Weinthal.

The Environmental Dimension of Asian Security: Conflict and Cooperation Over Energy, Resources, and Pollution

The Environmental Dimension of Asian Security: Conflict and Cooperation Over Energy, Resources, and Pollution describes and analyzes connections among resources, the environment, and security in Northeast Asia.

Urbanization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Populations: Finding USAID's Comparative Advantage

"Part of the outflow of migrants from rural areas of many Latin American countries has settled in remote rural areas, pushing the agricultural frontier further into the forest," writes David López-Carr in a recent article in Population & Environment, "The population, agriculture, and environment nexus in Latin America." In a May 4 presentation at the LAC Economic Growth and Environment Strategic Planning Workshop in Panama City, Panama, he discussed how to integrate family planning and environmental services in rural Latin America.

Unpackaging the Environment

The question now is how to transform spotty progress and modest steps into a more consistent pattern of political support for environmental concerns, how to move from the wide recognition that a problem exists to a public consensus that it is important.

PEPFAR Conversation with Dr. Peter Piot

SEPTEMBER 2007 - Podcast discusses how reauthorizing PEPFAR at increased levels of funding, expanding AIDS prevention programs, and coordinating global efforts to combat HIV/AIDS under U.S. leadership could amplify the effectiveness and sustainability of the global AIDS response.


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