Population, Health, and Environment: Value Added From an Integrated Development Strategy (Location: Barcelona)
October 08, 2008 // 6:30pm — 8:00pm
Panelists examine the links between people and the places they live, seeking to knock down the traditional barrier between health and conservation organizations.
Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)
October 07, 2008 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.
September 30, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
In a recent nationwide poll studying the U.S. public's attitudes toward population, barely 50 percent of respondents believed there is a strong link between global population growth and climate change, reports Thomas Prugh of World Watch magazine at the launch of their population issue
September 29, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
As more marine species approach extinction, ecosystem-based management, which governs ecosystems according to ecological rather than political boundaries, may offer the best approach to marine conservation. This is the final event in ECSP's "Fishing for a Secure Future" series.
September 23, 2008 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
"The issue of our time is the combination of energy security and climate change," says former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert at a forum co-sponsored by Wilson Center On the Hill and ECSP.
September 18, 2008 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Human beings have harnessed culture and technology to become the most dominant animals on Earth, however we're destroying our life-support system, warns Paul Ehrlich at the launch of his new book.
August 18, 2008 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
The overall purpose of the seminar is to determine if there is consensus on the definitional issues as well as on the magnitude of flows, and what the evidence shows from regional studies regarding the relative weight of environmental versus other factors in displacing populations.
July 24, 2008 // 12:00pm — 3:00pm
ECSP convenes a group of environment, demography, and security experts to review an intermediate draft of the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2025 report. The discussion focuses on Chapter Two, "The Demographics of Discord," and Chapter Three, "Scarcity in the Midst of Plenty?"
July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.
July 01, 2008 // 1:00pm — 2:00pm
"We're not just talking about environmental change as an isolated phenomenon, but what are its implications to development, to people, to the future of the economy, and ultimately to the sustainability of resource use?" says UNEP's Achim Steiner at the Washington, DC launch of the Atlas.