International Development Publications
While it is still not clear if environmental cooperation can lead directly to peace, we should explore the environment’s potential as a peacemaking tool in this increasingly unstable and conflictual world, writes Erika Weinthal.
Special reports: State Failure Task Force Report: Phase II Findings (continued); and Making a Difference at the Intersection of Population, Environment, and Security Issues: A Look at the University of Michigan Population Fellows Program.
The Navigating Peace Initiative’s Water Conflict and Cooperation Working Group present four policy briefs to identify the current and emerging trends in water conflict and cooperation.
Oil spills, water shortages, earthquakes, and desertification are only some of the potential environmental threats to the Persian Gulf region’s security, but multilateral and regional efforts to address these problems could help build bridges between nations, writes Rear Admiral John F. Sigler, USN (Ret.).
Summaries of the past year's ECSP meetings and highlights from the environment, population, and security activities of academic programs, foundations, nongovernmental organizations, government offices, and intergovernmental organizations.
PECS News Issue 5 features a discussion with the CDC's Dr. Helene Gayle, a review of GIS as a tool for population-environment research, and a field report from Madagascar.
When we manage resources sustainably and practice good governance, we promote cultures of peace, says Wangari Maathai.
The UN system and its partners have ripe opportunities to capitalize on water’s cooperation promise while undercutting its conflict potential, write Alexander Carius, Geoffrey Dabelko, and Aaron Wolf in their policy brief.
This edited volume, in which leading academics, practitioners, and policymakers focus on overcoming the problems faced by states endowed with large oil and gas reserves, could not have come at a better time.
ECSP invited a wide range of scientists, government officials, nongovernmental activists, and defense analysts from across the globe to write commentaries on Global Trends 2015.