How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

November 12, 2009 // 1:00pm4:00pm

Latin American and North American experts discussed policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues. Julian Portilla explored adaptation strategies in Mexico. Tom Peterson focused on his fieldwork implementing mitigation strategies on a sub-national level. Geoff Dabelko discussed how mitigation and adaptation may induce conflict in already unstable communities.

Event Speakers List: 
  • Geoffrey D. Dabelko // Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program
    Professor and Director of Environmental Studies, Ohio University; Former ECSP Director
  • Program Director, Master's in Mediation and Conflict Studies, Champlain College
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Climate Strategies
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