Climate Change Adaptation and Population Dynamics in Latin America and the Caribbean - Perspectives from the RegionOct 13, 2015
Latin America and the Caribbean face multiple risks from a changing climate, from sea level rise to glacial melt to extreme weather and disease. Recent population trends—particularly population growth and urbanization—will continue to be an important factor in influencing the region’s vulnerability and adaptive capacity.
The Brazil Institute releases the 2011-2013 Report of Activities
China Environment Forum is proud to introduce China Environment Series 12, a new volume of our annual publication with a special focus on water and energy. CES 12 features a special review section on water-energy nexus challenges in China, a special focus section on China's troubled lakes, 8 commentaries, 7 feature boxes, and 4 spotlight articles discussing a wide variety of environmental and energy issues.
Amid the growing number of reports warning that climate change threatens security, one potentially dangerous – but counterintuitive – dimension has been largely ignored. Could efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and lower our vulnerability to climate change inadvertently exacerbate existing conflicts?
A workshop report focused on three areas of intersection that have dominated discussions of climate and security links in developing country contexts.
Author Irene Kitzantides describes the SPREAD Project's integration of agribusiness development with community health care and education, including family planning, in Rwanda.
The question now is how to transform spotty progress and modest steps into a more consistent pattern of political support for environmental concerns, how to move from the wide recognition that a problem exists to a public consensus that it is important.
Experts review new publications.
Leaf through expert reviews of 20 recent books and reports at the nexus of population, environment, and security, including The Greening of the U.S. Military, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution.
This commentary is an edited transcript of an address Dr. Goodall gave to a Washington policy audience at the Woodrow Wilson Center on 3 April 2003.