Hoffman Institute's water work in Hunan; WRI's New Center for Transport and the Environment in Shanghai; and EPA's eebuildings Initiative
AUGUST 2007—Stockholm Conference Attendees Dive Into Governance Challenges, Integrated Ecosystem Services, Effects of Climate Change
Starting in October 2008, CEF and ECSP were charged by the U.S. Agency for International Development with investigating Asia's most serious environmental challenges. This report, focused mainly on Southeast Asia, identifies global trends impacting the environment, and highlights opportunities for USAID and other donors to improve environmental protection.
SEPTEMBER 2008—Latest Book Offers Solutions to Climate, Energy, and Population Problems
Nepal; Peace Parks; U.S. Military & the Environment; Population & Conflict
This summer, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new regulations requiring oil, gas, and mineral companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to report payments to foreign governments. The aim of the effort is to reduce the kind of corruption and insecurity seen in places like Angola, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – sometimes called the “resource curse.” But, argues Wilson Center scholar Jeff Colgan, it may also help reduce international conflict between more developed countries as well.
Agriculture and energy production play an enormous roles in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This paper provides detailed analysis on the food and energy crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa through the glasses of African stakeholders.
Alexander Carius and Geoffrey D. Dabelko analyze gaps in institutional responses to environment and conflict.
An upcoming ECSP publication—based on a conference held in September 2005 at the Wilson Center—will explore the rhetoric and reality of peace parks, including their goals and the factors that determine their success or failure.
Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.