ECSP invited a wide range of scientists, government officials, nongovernmental activists, and defense analysts from across the globe to write commentaries on Global Trends 2015.
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
Noted analysts Vincent Ferraro, Carol Lancaster, Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Jeffrey D. Sachs, and John Sewell answer the question in commentaries for the Environmental Change and Security Project's ECSP Report. The next issue of ECSP Report will be released in October.
JANUARY 2008—Events Will Explore Links Between Conflict, Natural Resources, Health; Future of Integrated Population-Health-Environment Projects
Amid the growing number of reports warning that climate change threatens security, one potentially dangerous – but counterintuitive – dimension has been largely ignored. Could efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and lower our vulnerability to climate change inadvertently exacerbate existing conflicts?
The United States and China together produce almost 40 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that now threaten to alter the global climate. Any successful global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will therefore require the direct support and participation of both countries.
The just-released unclassified National Intelligence Council report on water and security is a positive contribution to understanding these complex and interconnected ecological, social, economic, and political issues around water.
OCTOBER 2006—Meeting Videos, Summaries, Presentations Online
Au milieu des discussions sur les menaces de « guerres de l’eau », un lien moins dramatique mais plus immédiat entre l’eau et la violence est souvent ignoré : la violence engendrée par la mauvaise gouvernance des ressources en eau.
Experts review new publications.