NOVEMBER 2008—Vancouver Conference Features "Poverty, Population Growth, and Consumerism" Theme
The WTO and MEAs are neighbors in the world legal community, and need to better define their relationship so that they can operate in mutual support and harmony, writes William Krist in this policy brief.
Environmental pathways to peace can emerge at the unlikeliest of times—even during conflict, when managing shared environmental resources can be an important lifeline connecting combatants cut off from other avenues for dialogue, writes Environmental Change and Security Program Director Geoff Dabelko.
Ma Jun, Long-term Participant in CEF Projects, Launches China's First Public Database of Nationwide Water Pollution
OCTOBER 2006--A tool for increasing transparency on water pollution, Ma Jun's new database is revealed
Today’s population of 7 billion people has a significant impact on the planet’s natural resources and on global security. Seven critical challenges—security, climate change, water scarcity, food insecurity, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, and future population growth—are affected by population dynamics in complex ways that demand holistic solutions. One effective and relatively inexpensive way to meet these challenges is to empower women by improving their access to education and health care, including family planning.
Ethiopia faces the dual challenges of environmental degradation and rapid population growth, but a new integrated approach to development could help improve the lives of millions, says Mogues Worku, executive director of The Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia.
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
10th Anniversary Edition Examines the Next Steps for Environment, Population, and Security; Includes Special Reports on Ethiopia, United Nations