JUNE 2008—Former Wilson Center Scholar Discusses Nile Basin Initiative in dialogue Interview
The root causes of the threats to much of Asia’s biological diversity, particularly in the region’s more unstable and authoritarian countries, can be generalized in three words: conversion, consumption and corruption.
A series of policy briefs examines how water can contribute to cooperation between states, while addressing water's role in conflict within states. The briefs offer policy recommendations for using water resources management to head off conflict and to support sustainable peace among countries. All briefs are available in French, and two are available in Portuguese.
The volume, edited by Barbara Entwistle and Paul C. Stern, focuses on land use or land cover change where population is a prominent driving force.
ESCP and GHI Program Associate Gib Clarke discusses the link between climate change and population in this Point of View column from the October 2006 issue of Centerpoint.
Water scarcity is an increasing problem around the globe but, to date, water conflicts remain at the local level and have not erupted into international wars. This article illustrates how water fuels greater interdependence among neighboring states and can serve as a tool for resolving conflict and building cooperation.
Former Botswana President Festus Mogae is working actively with world leaders on HIV/AIDS prevention efforts across Africa. "We can't ask the international community for help unless we first help ourselves," said Mogae, who recently spent several months as a Wilson Center scholar to further his work.
CEF Coordinator and Former CEF Intern Publish Chapter in the New Book China's Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
FEBRUARY 2005--Jennifer Turner and former CEF intern Eric Zusman contributed a chapter on the international forces that have been changing China's environmental policymaking.