Jul 29, 2014
Asia is going through an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Secondary and tertiary cities are seeing the most rapid changes in land-use and ownership, social structures, and values as peri-urban and agricultural land become part of metropolitan cityscapes. All the while, climate change is making many of these fast-growing cities more vulnerable to disasters.
Jul 23, 2014
Tensions over security, access, and environmental impacts in the Arctic are rising. While members of the Arctic Council (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United States) assert their established rights under new circumstances, an increasing number of non-Arctic states (including China, Korea, Japan, and Singapore) seek an active role in the region. In this video series, "Who Owns the Arctic?" an international panel of experts describes why one of the world’s coldest environments is becoming a hot topic.
Jul 18, 2014
"In addition to touting the benefits of the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadians should do more to talk up the benefits of their hydropower potential," writes Andrew Finn.
Jul 07, 2014
On the eve of World Population Day 2014, Roger-Mark De Souza, director of population,environmental security, and resilience for the Wilson Center discusses the latest thinking on population issues.
Jul 07, 2014
Must competition for resources, particularly in areas most affected by climate change, result in conflict? Or can education prevent conflict and lead to better solutions? Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program tackles these tough questions and more in this episode of Wilson Center NOW.
Jul 03, 2014
In this Context interview, Anne-Marie Brady, associate professor in Political Science at the University of Canterbury, provided insight into China’s goals for the region and possibilities for Chinese collaboration with the United States.
Jun 26, 2014
In this Context interview, AKi Tonami, researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, discussed the prospects for protecting the environment and creating sustainable development as more and more countries turn their attention to the North Pole.
Jun 23, 2014
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables.
Jun 19, 2014
In this Context interview, an international panel of experts described why one of the world's coldest environments has become a hot topic.
Jun 13, 2014
According to China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner, China has pollution regulations on the books, but “in actual practice…you see from the air quality that something isn’t working.”