Events

Climate Change: No Longer a Distant Threat

A new report from the CNA Corporation's Military Advisory Board makes clear that when it comes to climate change, “many threats are manifesting faster than anticipated and the risks are accelerating.” Geoff Dabelko discusses the threats and recommendations from the report.

The Wide Open Spaces of Water, Poets, and Politics

Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jared Diamond Speaks on Environment, Population, and Health

Jared Diamond, professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, spoke recently at the Wilson Center on "Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World." Video of the event is available here.

Environment Roundtable: Responding to Climate Change & Syria Update

We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.

Wilson Center Meeting on Taiwan's Environment Appears in the Taipei Times

AUGUST 2007 - The Taipei Times notes Taiwan's EPA Minister Dang's talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Forum: Is There a Population Implosion

The Environmental Change and Security Project invited Nicholas Eberstadt and five other population professionals to participate in an on-line forum on the state of demographic trends and population policy.

U.S. Population Policy Since the Cairo Conference

The International Conference on Population and Development, held in Cairo in September 1994, forged a broad new consensus on the international community’s approach to population issues. Over three years after the conference, it is timely to explore the U.S. response to the conference and to the challenges posed by the new consensus.

U.S. Department of State Seeks Written Comments on the "Water for the Poor" Act

APRIL 2006--ECSP Director Speaks at Town Hall Meeting; Written Comments Due April 30

Issue 17: Sharing the Forest: Protecting Gorillas and Helping Families in Uganda

Rapid population growth by Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda has pushed people to settle near gorilla habitat - sometimes leading to conflict. The innovative community development program, Conservation Through Public Health, seeks to conserve these magnificent animals, and at the same time, improve the quality of life for Ugandans living near Bwindi.

Wilson Center Experts Weigh in on Japan's Earthquake and Aftermath

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.

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