International Development Publications
Environmental pathways to peace can emerge at the unlikeliest of times—even during conflict, when managing shared environmental resources can be an important lifeline connecting combatants cut off from other avenues for dialogue, writes Environmental Change and Security Program Director Geoff Dabelko.
Experts review new publications (Part 2).
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.
Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Options in Developing Countries: A Review of Current Implementation PracticesJul 07, 2011
The authors discuss point-of-use drinking water treatment and safe storage options, which can accelerate the health gains associated with improved water.
The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Complete report.
Includes sections on NGO networking and partnering; environmental education methods; and building the capacity of green NGOs.
"Population distortions - in which populations grow too young, or too fast, or too urbanized - make it difficult for prevailing economic and administrative institutions to maintain stable socialization and labor-force absorption," says author Jack A. Goldstone.
Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya.
Summaries include Banking the 'Demographic Dividend' with David E. Bloom; Linking Health, Environment, and Community Development, with Mechai Viravaidya; and Good Water Makes Good Neighbors, with Gidon Bromberg and Abdel-Rahman Sultan.
Includes feature articles, a debate about environment and security scholarship, and excerpts from official statements and documents.