Climate Publications

ECSP Report 11

Jul 07, 2011
Bringing together a diverse group of authors – from Nepal to Norway, from the university to the military – the 11th edition of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report explores how powerful underlying forces may engender war – or lay a foundation for peace. Complete report. more

The U.S. National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2015: Excerpts, Commentaries, and Response

Jul 07, 2011
ECSP invited a wide range of scientists, government officials, nongovernmental activists, and defense analysts from across the globe to write commentaries on Global Trends 2015. more

Caught in a Global Hurricane: Debating the Caribbean's Development Challenges in an Uncertain World

Jul 07, 2011
A report from a March 2009 conference that discussed four topics: Trade and Financial Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Security Issues for the Caribbean, and U.S.-Cuba-CARICOM Relations. more

U.S. Military and Environmental Security in the Gulf Region

Jul 07, 2011
Oil spills, water shortages, earthquakes, and desertification are only some of the potential environmental threats to the Persian Gulf region’s security, but multilateral and regional efforts to address these problems could help build bridges between nations, writes Rear Admiral John F. Sigler, USN (Ret.). more

ECSP Report 7: Event Summaries

Jul 07, 2011
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between August 2000 and June 2001. more

ECSP Report 10: Reviews of New Publications

Jul 07, 2011
Experts review new publications. more

Speaking Truth to Silence: There's Still a Place for the Demographic Case

Jul 07, 2011
Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya. more

CES 7 Feature Article, pp. 1-15

Jul 07, 2011
The Challenge of Positive Influence: Managing Sustainable Development of the West-East Pipeline Project by Mike Seymour, Marilyn Beach, and Steve Laister more

CES 7 Chinese Version Section 2

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: Quenching Beijing's Thirst: The Need for Integrated Management for the Endangered Miyun Reservoir by Christoph Peisert and Eva Sternfeld Feature Article: A Different Growing Season South of the Mountains: Guangdong Province Rethinks its Agricultural Development Model by Peter Riggs Commentaries: Assessing the Achievements and Problems of Rural Resource Management Programs in Western China: A Case Study from Gansu Province by Seth Cook; Food, Environment and Health Post-SARS: Corporate Expectations and Participation by Megan Tracy; Atypical Environmental NGOs in Guangdong by Sylvia Ping Song; Green Labeling and Energy Efficiency in China by Gary McNeil and David Hathaway more

CES 11 pp. 182-215

Jul 07, 2011
Commentary: A Vision of a Green Pearl River Delta: The NDRC’s 2008-2020 Outline Plan for the PRD, Christine Loh, Megan Pillsbury By Andrew Lawson & Mike Kilburn Commentary: Shifting Power in Central-Local Environmental Governance in China: The Regional Supervision Centers By Scott Moore Feature Box: Preparing for Humanitarian Disasters at the Third Pole By Linden Ellis Feature Box: Relieving Stress on China’s Agriculture: Long-Term UK-China Collaboration to Help China Adapt to Climate Change Impacts By John Warburton Commentary: Incineration: A Dangerous Policy Option for China’s Municipal Solid Waste By Zhao Ang & Mao Da Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Gun Shoots the Bird That Does Not Stick Out By Li Xiu Min Commentary: Greenlaw and the First Year of China’s Open Environmental Information Regulations By Hu Yuanqiong (Translated By Michael Zhang & Jacob Fromer) more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.