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.
Complete set of commentaries on population, health, environment, and conflict in Africa by Wangari Maathai, Marc Ravalomanana, John Katunga, Milline J. Mbonile, Nana K. Poku, Anthony Nyong, Kenneth Omeje, and Patricia Kameri-Mbote.
This article considers issues pertaining to the linkages between rural populations, migration from and to rural areas, and the environment, focusing on developing countries in the latter part of the 20th century.
Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya.
In his article, Ambassador Richard Benedick examines a host of population dynamics and their complex interlinkages with three representative environmental issue areas: forests, freshwater resources, and climate change.