Mongolia, a vast, sparsely populated country almost as large as Western Europe, is at once strikingly poor and strikingly rich. Its GDP per capita falls just below that of war-torn Iraq, and Ulan Bator has some of the worst air pollution ever recorded in a capital city. At the same time, Mongolia sits atop some of the world’s largest mineral reserves, worth trillions of dollars, and its economy, already one of the world’s fastest growing, could expand by a factor of six by the end of the decade as those reserves are developed.
APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner and Linden Ellis coauthor article "China's Growing Ecological Footprint"
ECSP invited analysts to address whether global poverty should and can be a U.S. national security issue (Part 2).
The Global Family Planning Revolution, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Population Issues in the 21st Century: The Role of the World Bank
A trio of reports released in 2007—two from the World Bank, one from the UK Parliament—examine the past, present, and future of family planning programs, highlighting best practices and lessons learned, and offering recommendations for next steps.
ECSP's Water Working Group II turns water into peace in the Spring 2004 issue of PECS News
Making sure markets are open, fair, and transparent is a key tenet of the Obama administration's global energy security agenda. At a January 11 Director's Forum, State Department special envoy David Goldwyn outlined the United States' plan for energy security policy.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environment Is a Key Element of Post-Conflict Stability, Say Experts at World Conservation Congress
OCTOBER 2008—Natural Resources Critical to Rebuilding Livelihoods, Peace
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.