Over one billion people lack access to adequate water. Almost two-and-a-half billion are without adequate sanitation. And two to five million people—mostly children—die every year from preventable waterborne diseases.
JUNE 2007—Authors Explore Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation in Africa, Fragile States; Find Opportunities for Peace
The first-ever annual report from the Environmental Change and Security Program includes Geoff and David Dabelko's feature on redefining environmental security; Richard Matthew's commentary on demystifying the concept of environmental security; and Marc Levy's call for a third wave of environmental security scholarship.
NOVEMBER 2005--Wilson Center Senior Scholar John Sewell Provides Perspective on Fighting Poverty
Jane Goodall kicks off the 9th edition of the ECSP Report with her assessment of population and environment connections in Africa. The diverse collection of articles also features commentaries on global poverty and U.S. national security.
My dream is that we can build a strong economy, invest in our people, and maintain the nation’s precious natural treasures, writes the President of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanana. Family planning lies at the heart of all of these efforts.
The earthquake and ensuing tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 has caused untold damage in the northern part of the country and taken thousands of lives. In the aftermath, Wilson Center experts analyze Japan's reaction to the devastation and discuss how things may change in the region looking forward.
Close Quarters: Population-Climate Panel Draws Crowd at Society of Environmental Journalists' Annual Conference
OCTOBER 2008—Panel Is Unique in Focusing on Population
Geoffrey Dabelko gave three speeches in four days on environmental change and international security.