International Development Publications
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.
Experts review new publications (Part 5).
This issue includes reports from Ecologic - Centre for International and European Environmental Research, the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University, and the Natural Heritage Institute.
Bishnu Upreti’s book, The Price of Neglect: From Resource Conflict to Maoist Insurgency in the Himalayan Kingdom was published in 2004, just as the Maoist insurgency was reaching a fever pitch and violence was spreading to the capital, Kathmandu.
Drawing on numerous interviews while living and working in the Niger Delta, Okechukwu Ibeanu analyzes the management of conflicts surrounding petroleum production in the region.
Ethiopia faces the dual challenges of environmental degradation and rapid population growth, but a new integrated approach to development could help improve the lives of millions, says Mogues Worku, executive director of The Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia.
Section 6 features the work of various environmental NGOs in mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Southern Africa faces potentially severe groundwater shortages, which not only imperil the lives of those directly dependent on it, but also the continued development of the region's economies.
Table of Contents, Foreword, and Commentaries on Johannesburg.
This publication is the result of an ongoing collaboration between UNEP and ECSP, exploring the environment and security nexus. Complete report.