The Environmental Change and Security Program strives to inform audiences of environmental developments through the latest technology, including blogs and podcasts.
AUGUST 2006—Navigating Peace Initiative Expands Publications, Website for World Water Week
The first-ever ECSP Report 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. Complete report.
ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko was recently a guest on The Diane Rehm Show to discuss the just-released U.S. intelligence community assessment of world water security.
Environment Key to Resolving Conflicts, Building Peace, Says UN Environment Programme Director Achim Steiner
MAY 2009—YouTube Videos Feature Steiner on Climate Change, Conflict, Cooperation
Bringing together a diverse group of authors – from Nepal to Norway, from the university to the military – the 11th edition of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report explores how powerful underlying forces may engender war – or lay a foundation for peace. Complete report.
MEDIA ADVISORY: ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Joins Premier Donors and Social Investors for Conference on Global Social Impact
APRIL 2008—Global Philanthropy Forum to Draw Cutting-Edge Donors, Social Entrepreneurs
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.
IHDP interviews ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko