Environmental Security News
May 17, 2014
"Dam building has brought China's river ecosystems to the point of collapse."
May 15, 2014
A new report from the CNA Corporation's Military Advisory Board makes clear that when it comes to climate change, “many threats are manifesting faster than anticipated and the risks are accelerating.” Geoff Dabelko discusses the threats and recommendations from the report.
May 08, 2014
Half the world’s pigs – 476 million – reside in China. Increasingly prosperous consumers are eating fewer grains and demanding a more protein-rich diet, ballooning the pork industry to 15 times its 1960s-era size. In the last 30 years, Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled and China is now the largest consumer of seafood in the world.
CEF Director Jennifer Turner interviewed by Radio Free Asia on the latest China Environmental Law amendments
Apr 23, 2014
Jennifer Turner gave comments on the amendments to China's 1989 environmental protection law which was submitted to the country's parliament for deliberation.
Apr 23, 2014
At this talk, Jennifer Turner, director of Woodrow Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum, discussed the major water-energy-food nexus trends in China and her work on engaging Chinese policy, research, business and NGOs to address these natural-resource choke points.
Latin American Program in the News: "Analyst urges broader look at Amazon oil resources' local impacts"
Mar 24, 2014
This article discusses the Latin American Program event "Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources."
Jan 03, 2014
Extreme emergencies like Super Typhoon Haiyan are becoming more frequent and more destructive. If we get serious about resilience, we could reduce our vulnerability and rebuild better.
Nov 22, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek cited Katie Lebling's work on China's distant water fishing fleets.
Nov 15, 2013
The Guardian and the Economist cite Dr. Brady’s work on Chinese ambitions in the polar regions.