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 book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environmental issues are cited in the context of security institutions and national interests, and reviews by experts of new publications.
Countries that are overwhelmed by environmental problems tend to develop political and economic problems, writes Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.
Alexander Carius identifies the conditions under which environmental cooperation best facilitates conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and which forms of negotiation or stakeholder participation have been particularly successful.
This article presents the key insights that emerged from a regional research project that explored environment and security links in the context of South Asia.