The key to achieving sustainable growth in Ethiopia lies in reducing the rate of population growth, managing the environment, and building the platform for development, writes Sahlu Haile.
Experts review new publications (Part 5).
Climate change has never drawn this much attention from the security community, especially in the United States, where the environmental security field is emerging from the shadows.
This update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices. It also includes a list of Internet sites and forums which may facilitate research and policy efforts, and a bibliographic guide to the literature.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
The WTO and MEAs are neighbors in the world legal community, and need to better define their relationship so that they can operate in mutual support and harmony, writes William Krist in this policy brief.
Experts review new publications.
Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region. Part 2 (Chinese).
The policy brief explores the security implications of climate change, and provides policy recommendations for strengthening the United Nations’ capacity to respond to climate-related security threats.
Gib Clarke argues that the population-health-environment (PHE) community must solidify its research base, reach out to new partners, and push for flexible funding and programming. In addition, he writes that PHE programs should add livelihoods as a critical element.