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Green Planet Blues Covers Four Decades of Global Environmental Politics

Feb 23, 2010
The new edition of the book co-edited by University of Maryland Professor Ken Conca and ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko covers key debates about climate, water, forests, toxics, energy, food, biodiversity, and other environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. It is available now from Westview Press.

Sebelius Outlines Domestic, Global Health Challenges at Board Dinner

Feb 02, 2010
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses the historic U.S. health reform effort, saying "The costs of doing nothing are extraordinary." She also discussed global health challenges at the first Board of Trustees dinner of 2010.

ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Discusses Water Security on the Diane Rehm Show

Feb 02, 2010
"Water is quickly replacing oil as our most valuable natural resource," said Diane Rehm leading into the show. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko joined Julia Bucknall of the World Bank and author and journalist Steve Solomon to discuss water scarcity, public health, national security, and the global economy.

War and Warming

Jan 04, 2010
Using recent publications written by ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko, the Autumn 2009 Wilson Quarterly explores the growing links between climate change and security; and the pitfalls of "hyperbole and exaggeration" that may follow.

New Toolkit for Population, Health, and Environment Resources Now Online

Dec 29, 2009
DECEMBER 2009--ECSP is participating the PHE Toolkit, the latest initiative of USAID's BALANCED Project

Weathering Climate Change

Oct 19, 2009
Climate change poses fundamental economic, agricultural, political and security challenges to the United States, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. The clock is running, and the world needs to act on what is perhaps the most complex item to ever appear on the international agenda.

Climate Change Is a Critical Security Issue for United Nations

Oct 19, 2009
OCTOBER 2009--ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko speaks at UN General Assembly special event, urging UN and member states to adopt a comprehensive institutional approach to climate's security threats.

Combating Climate Change with Condoms

Oct 06, 2009
The scientists and policymakers working to protect the planet may have overlooked one of the easiest, cheapest ways to reduce carbon emissions: contraception.

Climate Security Heats Up

Oct 06, 2009
The effects of climate change have become increasingly linked to global security issues. The October cover story of Centerpoint looks at how the Environmental Change and Security Program has explored the threats and opportunities posed by the problem of climate change.

Asia's Future Report Released

Sep 22, 2009
SEPTEMBER 2009- The Woodrow Wilson Center's ECSP and China Environment Forum received a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to investigate Asia's most serious environmental challenges by bringing together global experts to hold discussions that will enable us to identify trends and opportunities to improve Asia's future environment. The report is now available online.

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