AUGUST 2005--During the Chautauqua Institution's "Why Geography Matters" lecture series, Dr. Jennifer Turner-—coordinator of the China Environment Forum—-spoke to an audience of 2,000 on the domestic, regional, and global implications of ecological destruction in western China. Read the article published in the Chautauquan Daily.
How can the world help Pakistan respond to its widespread and deadly water crisis? In a new policy brief published by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Center, program associate Michael Kugelman examines the opportunities and constraints faced by the international community in its efforts to help reduce the country's water woes.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Investment in Voluntary Family Planning Could Counter Rapid Population Growth's Destabilizing Effects, Say World Watch Authors
SEPTEMBER 2008—Balanced Age Structure Promotes Stability, Prosperity
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environment Is a Key Element of Post-Conflict Stability, Say Experts at World Conservation Congress
OCTOBER 2008—Natural Resources Critical to Rebuilding Livelihoods, Peace
Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region
In this issue brief, former OSI Africa Policy Scholar Patricia Kameri-Mbote argues that Africa's dependence on the environment does not have to be a curse. Rather, this shared dependence can facilitate dialogue and provide an opportunity for collaboration and cooperation in the Great Lakes Region.
Table of Contents, Foreword, and Commentaries on Johannesburg.
JUNE 2007 - As the G8 summit approaches, China releases 62 page statement of goals and strategies
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko Gives Grist the Gist of The Hague Conference on Environment, Security, and Sustainable Development
Launched in July 2012, FLOAT Beijing—a community art project that utilizes citizen science—offers a simple, innovative, and non-confrontational approach to air quality monitoring: kites. Pioneered by two U.S. graduate students, the project tracks air pollutants using air sensor modules attached to kites.