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How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

Latin American and North American experts analyze policy changes and inter-sectoral cooperative efforts to better manage local environmental disputes and mitigate contentious issues.

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Nov. 12, 2009
1:00pm – 4:00pm

How To Manage Environmental Conflict in the Face of Climate Change

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.


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Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.  Read more

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