The Next Pandemic: Assessing Progress and Risk
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined byenvironmental journalist and author Sharon Guynup. Guynup is also Global Fellow with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and the Global Risk and Resilience Program. She discusses the future of global pandemics and the increased threat from zoonotic diseases to human populations in an increasingly developed world.
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy. Read more
Global Risk and Resilience Program
The Global Risk and Resilience Program (GRRP) seeks to support the development of inclusive, resilient networks in local communities facing global change. By providing a platform for sharing lessons, mapping knowledge, and linking people and ideas, GRRP and its affiliated programs empower policymakers, practitioners, and community members to participate in the global dialogue on sustainability and resilience. Empowered communities are better able to develop flexible, diverse, and equitable networks of resilience that can improve their health, preserve their natural resources, and build peace between people in a changing world. Read more