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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 12: Lessons From the First Generation of Integrated Population, Health, and Environment Projects

In his review of the "first generation" of population-health-environment projects funded by USAID and the Packard Foundation, consultant John Pielemeier finds that integrated approaches provide positive outcomes.

Combating AIDS Around the Globe

The Center's Environmental Change & Security Project and UNAIDS have hosted two seminars in a three-part series on the global AIDS agenda. This story looks at the epidemic that is spreading quickly to East Europe and East Asia and is growing disproportionately among women and girls, as well as the U.S. relief plan that injects billions of dollars toward prevention and treatment, the largest commitment ever by a single nation toward an international health initiative. A third seminar, to take place this spring, will address AIDS in the military.

ECSP at the Johannesburg Summit

Over 100 heads of state and government and over ten thousand delegates convened in Johannesburg, South Africa in late August and early September for the World Summit on Sustainable Development. And ECSP was there.

Pathways to Peace: Defining Community in the Age of Globalization

Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.

Hong Kong Conference Report: Section 5 (English)

Environmental journalism has flourished in China over the past decade. But different political systems, various stages of economic development, and editorial priorities have created a wide divide among Mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong environmental reporters.

Energy around the Globe

The Wilson Center's Global Energy Initiative (GEI) was featured in the Wilson Center Centerpoint. Along with other programs, the GEI explores energy costs, demand, resources, and environmental ramifications in countries around the world.
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CES 12 Preview: Sustainable Coffee Growing in Yunnan

Yunnan is a microcosm of the intertwined challenges facing China; climate change, strained water resources, and rising energy and food demand to meet the demands of the world’s largest country are together forming a Choke Point that cannot be ignored. In a striking example of one such growing water-energy-food choke point, Yunnan's Nuozhadu Dam on the Mekong River is located in Pu'er, the epicenter of Yunnan's coffee growing boom. Yunnan's looming threats of drought, dams, development, and deforestation are making the need for sustainable water practices, like those in Starbucks' C.A.F.E. Practices, all the more urgent.

Christian Science Monitor Explores Climate Change's Security Risks

DECEMBER 2007—Articles Feature Comments by ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko

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