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Water Security is Climate Security
The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program partnered with the Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Centro para el Futuro de las Ciudades to convene a panel of experts who shed light on the state of water security in the U.S.-Mexico border region and northern Mexico in particular. Water security is not only an essential component of climate security, it also represents a key intersection for the bilateral relationship. The interdependence of the U.S. and Mexico’s water supplies means that water insecurity on one side of the border inevitably poses risks in a host of industries on the other side.
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Lauren Herzer Risi
Enrique de la Madrid
Lucero Radonic, Ph.D.
Robert G. Varady, Ph.D.
Andrew I. Rudman
The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. 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
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