Science and Technology

ECSP Report 6: Reviews of New Publications

Experts review new publications:

ECSP Report 6: Event Summaries

Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between June 1999 and May 2000.

ECSP Report 6: Update and Bibliography

The update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of academic programs, foundations, nongovernmental organizations, government offices, and intergovernmental organizations. Please refer to the websites listed within these descriptions for updates on current activities and contact information. The bibliography includes a wide range of publications, organized by theme, which relate to environment, population, and security.

Secrecy vs. the Need for Ecological Information: Challenges to Environmental Activism in Russia

Nowhere is the connection between environmental protection and national security clearer than in the case of weaponry as a polluter. Even within this category of environmental threats, there is a hierarchy. At the top, both in terms of environmental priorities and international security, are weapons of mass destruction. They represent not only classic environmental problems— health hazards  and threats to species— but also create an obstacle to economic well-being. Plus, they tend to affect neighboring nations to the same degree as the country on whose soil they are produced or stored.

ECSP Report 4: Bibliography

The following bibliography is a compilation of all entries from the three previous ECSP Reports and new additions from the last year. The Guide includes a wide range of publications, organized by theme, which relate to the various conceptions of environmental security.

ECSP Report 3: Event Summaries, Update, and Bibliography

In November 1994, the Wilson Center inaugurated a series of monthly luncheon meetings on environment, population, security and global relations, consisting of experts from academia, Congress, government, the military, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Below are detailed summaries from nine of the 1996 sessions, including presentations and selected comments.

PECS News Issue 5 (Fall 2001)

PECS News Issue 5 includes:

Conflict and Contagion: A South Asia Simulation, featuring Dr. Helene Gayle (Event Summary)

Young Men and War: Could We Have Predicted the Distribution of Violent Conflicts at the End of the Millennium? (Event Summary)

Debating the Real State of the World: Are Dire Environmental Claims Backed by Sound Evidence? (Event Summary)

Geographic Information Systems as a Tool for Population-Environment Research - Jennifer Wisnewski Kaczor

Climate Action in the United States and China (English)

This pamphlet sets the context and summarizes the actions taken by the United States and China to address the threat of global climate change. The purpose is not to judge the actions of one country against the other but to help each country understand the existing activities and accomplishments of the other as a foundation for dialogue. It does not attempt to provide a comprehensive source of information about activities in each country but instead highlights activities that have resulted in concrete achievements.

Hong Kong Conference Report: Sections 2-4 (English)

Section II: NGO Networking and Partnering

  • Networking and Partnering Strategies of NGOs in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
  • The Green Citizen Action Alliance and the Anti-Nuclear Movement in Taiwan
  • Building Local Partnerships: the South-North Institute for Sustainable Development
  • The Changing Style of Environmental NGOs in Hong Kong

Section III: NGO Environmental Education Methods

Hong Kong Conference Report: Section 4 (English)

The second day of the Green NGO and Environmental Journalist Forum, the participants focused on NGO capacity building and NGO-journalist communication. Section 4 (continued).

Section IV: Green NGO Capactiy Building

Small-Group Discussions: Member Management, Public Mobilization, and Fundraising

The Organizational Model of the Wild Bird Federation Taiwan

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