Thirsty Planet: How Water Can be a Source of Conflict or Cooperation
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Gidon Bromberg about the water crisis in the Middle East which has been exacerbated by climate change. Bromberg also discusses how his organization EcoPeace Middle East brings together Israeli, Jordanian, and Palestinian environmentalists to promote cooperative efforts to protect the region’s shared environmental heritage and advance sustainable regional development.
Global Risk and Resilience Program
The Global Risk and Resilience Program (GRRP) seeks to support the development of inclusive, resilient networks in local communities facing global change. By providing a platform for sharing lessons, mapping knowledge, and linking people and ideas, GRRP and its affiliated programs empower policymakers, practitioners, and community members to participate in the global dialogue on sustainability and resilience. Empowered communities are better able to develop flexible, diverse, and equitable networks of resilience that can improve their health, preserve their natural resources, and build peace between people in a changing world. Read more
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy. Read more