The United States has a golden opportunity right now to regain its standing in the world by taking the lead on the world's biggest problems: climate change, population growth, rising energy demand, and biodiversity loss. It also has the best chance of succeeding, says Thomas Friedman in his new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded.
OCTOBER 2008—Science Authors Speak at Wilson Center
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) maintains The New Security Beat blog, which provides frequent updates and commentary on the latest news, reports, and resources on population, environment, and security. The Brazil Institute contributes commentary, analysis and major news and publications reviews on new security issues in Brazil, focusing on the Amazon and biofuels. Read the most recent post on how "Prostitution, Agriculture, Development Fuel Human Trafficking in Brazil".
MEDIA ADVISORY: Save Money, Lives, and the Earth by Combining Conservation and Family Planning, Say Experts at World Conservation CongressOct 09, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—Integrated Population-Health-Environment Programs More Effective, Efficient
Improving people's health can protect endangered gorillas, says a new report published in the lastest of the Environmental Change and Security Program's Focus series.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environment Is a Key Element of Post-Conflict Stability, Say Experts at World Conservation CongressOct 07, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—Natural Resources Critical to Rebuilding Livelihoods, Peace
MEDIA ADVISORY: Investment in Voluntary Family Planning Could Counter Rapid Population Growth's Destabilizing Effects, Say World Watch AuthorsSep 25, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008—Balanced Age Structure Promotes Stability, Prosperity
SEPTEMBER 2008—Latest Book Offers Solutions to Climate, Energy, and Population Problems
SEPTEMBER 2008—ECSP Co-Sponsors Two Events at 2008 World Conservation Congress
SEPTEMBER 2008—ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Describes Water's Role in Violence, Peace on YouTube