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Even Fake Snow Can't Disguise Real Problems in China

Mar 02, 2004
In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.

ECSP Director Speaks at IRG on Water and Security in the Developing World

Feb 19, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko presents "Water Wars or Water Peace?"

Dialogue Features ECSP Speakers and Scholars

Feb 14, 2004
Interviews with Sandra Postel, Jeffrey McKee, John Sewell, and Fred Meyerson

Christian Science Monitor Publishes OpEd by Senior Policy Scholar William Krist

Feb 12, 2004
"All together now: Take the free-market plunge" argues that the U.S. and other developed countries should eliminate export subsidies and significantly open their agricultural markets.

Political Instability Task Force: New Findings

Feb 05, 2004
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl presented the Political Instability Task Force's latest findings

ECSP Director Speaks to Pew International Journalism Program and Florida Atlantic University

Feb 01, 2004
Geoffrey Dabelko gave three speeches in four days on environmental change and international security.

Environmental Peacemaking Nominated for Grawemeyer Award

Feb 01, 2004
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and University of Maryland professor Ken Conca are up for a $200,000 prize for Ideas Improving World Order.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jared Diamond Speaks on Environment, Population, and Health

Jan 30, 2004
Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, spoke recently at the Wilson Center on "Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World." Video of the event is available here.

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