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Environmental Dimensions of Sustainable Recovery: Learning From Post-Conflict & Disaster Response

“Environmental specialists need to change,” said Anita van Breda at the Wilson Center on June 25. “In the new normal, our work has to have a different relevancy.”

Protecting the Russian Environment: Challenges, Attitudes, and Public Health

Russia is home to some of the world’s most polluted industrial sites, and Russians themselves are commonly perceived as ambivalent about steps necessary to protect the environment, especially if such steps might come at the cost of jobs. The speakers assessed current social concern in Russia over the environment, with particular attention paid to regional differences.

Forbes Quoted the CEF's Infographic about the Environmental Impacts of Chinese Pork Industry

In the latest aticle, What the Pork? China, Pigs and Poop, Beth Hoffman reported the environmental impacts of raising livestock, and quoted the CEF's infographic about Chinese pork industry.

Huffington Post Quoted CEF's "Dam Rush" Interactive Map

In the article at Huffington Post, China Rivers at the Brink of Collapse, Peter Bosshard reported the negative environmental impacts in China that casued by its continuously dam building. 

National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change

Climate change poses a serious threat to U.S. national security and is becoming a “catalyst for conflict” in vulnerable countries, according to a panel of retired military leaders speaking at the Wilson Center on May 15.

Climate Change: No Longer a Distant Threat

A just-released report from the CNA Corporation's Military Advisory Board makes clear that when it comes to climate change, “many threats are manifesting faster than anticipated and the risks are accelerating.” The group of 16 retired generals and admirals from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps pulls no punches in sounding the alarm through specific recommendations for action, calling for the United States to take a global leadership role.

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