About the Environmental Change and Security Program

Since 1994, the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) has explored the connections among environmental, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy. more



Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Integrated Development in Tanzania is the first in a series of short films produced by ECSP exploring population, health, and environment (PHE) projects around the world. For more information, please visit newsecuritybeat.org/healthypeople.

The Latest from the Environmental Change and Security Program

Global Trends, Local Stories: New Films on India and Ethiopia

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March 24, 2015 // 12:00pm2:00pm
On March 24, the DC Environmental Film Festival comes to the Wilson Center for the Washington, DC, premieres of two new short documentaries from ECSP, “Broken Landscape” and “Paving the Way.” Filmmaker and ECSP Multimedia Producer Sean Peoples will describe his journey from the eroded gullies of Ethiopia to the rat-hole mines of northeastern India during a panel discussion led by the Wilson Center’s Roger-Mark De Souza, with observations from Sierra Club's Kim Lovell and World Resources Institute's Ferzina Banaji. more
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The Opening Session of the Advancing Climate-Resilient Development Symposium

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March 16, 2015 // 9:00am11:45am
You are welcome to attend the opening session of the Advancing Climate-Resilient Development Symposium. Hosted by USAID's Global Climate Change Office, this panel discussion is kicking-off a four-day long symposium that will be held in Washington, D.C., March 16-19, 2015. Seating for the opening session is limited, so register soon to guarantee your spot. more
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Resilience for Peace: A New Agenda

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March 02, 2015 // 3:00pm4:30pm
From Asia’s mushrooming urban centers to the remote highlands of Ethiopia, a new agenda for peace is emerging. By helping local communities build resilience to shared global challenges, we can forge bonds of trust that can help prevent conflict and pave the road to peace. Join us on Monday, March 2 to mark the launch of the Resilience for Peace Project, a collaboration between the Wilson Center and USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation. more
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The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy

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Feb 25, 2015
From falling oil prices to the ongoing impact of climate change, there will be no shortage of energy and environment news in the coming months. The Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and the Society of Environmental convened a third annual event providing a look ahead at the issues and events that will define the year in the areas of environment and energy. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND. more
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The Precarious State of Our Oceans

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February 25, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In the inaugural event in 2015, the Managing Our Planet series returns to discuss the state of our oceans. more

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