In June of 2002, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation commissioned the following report reviewing the “state of play” in population and environment funding.
ECSP Report 4 includes pieces on the role of environmental degradation in population displacement; U.S. population policy since the Cairo conference; and a synthesis of the connection between environmental transformation and conflict. Complete report.
By coming together to jointly manage shared water resources, countries can build trust and prevent conflict.
PECS News Issue 2 includes reports from events on environmental security in Africa, an article on integrating gender into WWF's programs in Nepal, and a review of Gunther Baechler's Violence Through Environmental Discrimination.
Analyzing demographic trends on the small-island nations of Mauritius and Fiji, Christian Leuprecht argues that "the impact of migration on conflict is a man-made problem; the way migration is managed (or not) can determine its potential for mitigating or escalating a conflict."
Bringing together a diverse group of authors – from Nepal to Norway, from the university to the military – the 11th edition of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report explores how powerful underlying forces may engender war – or lay a foundation for peace. Complete report.
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between August 2000 and June 2001.
The United States and China together produce almost 40 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that now threaten to alter the global climate. Any successful global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will therefore require the direct support and participation of both countries.
In Governance as a Trialogue: Government-Society-Science in Transition, Anthony Turton and his co-editors take a hard look at the elements of governance, examining a “trialogue” model that comprises the set of actors and their interactions required to achieve management goals.
Experts review new publications (Part 4).