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The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, deserves a wide readership and should be the focus of animated discussions in classrooms, journals, and policy arenas around the world. more
Environmental security scholarship provides important theoretical and methodological underpinnings for the embryonic field examining threat networks, write Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald. more
April 11, 2012 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
“The nontraditional security threats of tomorrow could themselves become sources of future traditional conflict if they’re not effectively addressed today,” said Mahin Karim.
Environmental Challenges in War-Torn Societies: Sustainability and Human Security in Post-Conflict Reconstruction
November 29, 2006 // 8:00am — 4:00pm
A distinguished panel of scholars and practitioners discuss the role of the environment in post-conflict peace building and the reconstruction of war-torn societies at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University.
May 23, 2006 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Researchers from the GECHS network will be on hand to discuss the ways in which diverse social and environmental processes combine to affect human well-being, including people's health, economic opportunities, and political freedoms.
Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation: Scoping Gaps and Opportunities for Research and Policy Agendas
December 02, 2003 // 11:00pm
A diverse group of international practitioners, policymakers, and researchers gather at the Wilson Center to analyze the gaps and opportunities for research and policy agendas in the growing field of environmental conflict and cooperation.
Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)
October 07, 2008 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.
The recent publication of a host of significant material on environment, population, and conflict linkages dictated a special commentary section to supplement the lengthy book reviews provided in this 2000 issue of the ECSP Report.
Environmental Stress and Demographic Change in Nepal: Underlying Conditions Contributing to a Decade of InsurgencyJul 07, 2011
The authors review the broad dynamics of Nepal’s current civil conflict, arguing that environmental stress and population factors have played significant roles in creating the underlying conditions for acute insecurity and instability.
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
Environmental security scholarship provides important theoretical and methodological underpinnings for the embryonic field examining threat networks, write Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald.
This chapter identifies ten methodological, analytical, and substantive opportunities for future research, and five areas in which focused analysis could bolster policymaking.
Experts review new publications (Part 2).
Since the end of the Cold War, many policymakers and researchers have been rethinking and pushing the boundaries of the definition of security. Perhaps the most extensive and controversial part of this project has been the numerous and varied attempts to identify links among environmental change, conflict, and security.
Environmental and social factors are generating high levels of conflict and insecurity in Northern Pakistan.
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, deserves a wide readership and should be the focus of animated discussions in classrooms, journals, and policy arenas around the world.