Trade and environmental interests of all countries, including the United States, are global in nature, and increasingly interrelated. In an ecologically and economically integrated world, coherent global frameworks for both trade and environment policy that work together in a complementary way are needed to ensure sustainable development.
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and filmmaker Hal Weiner discussed "On the Brink," the first episode in the second season of PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth" series.
As the Smithsonian Institution enters a globalizing technological era, so must its mission expand its focus. At a Director's Forum at the Wilson Center, Secretary Wayne Clough laid out three global challenges that the Smithsonian plans to address: science, particularly global warming and biodiversity; education; and issues of national identity.
APRIL 2008—PHE Policy & Practice Listserv Open to Anyone Working on PHE Issues
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
The latest volume of ECSP's flagship publication, ECSP Report 14 is now online-only, with individual issues released throughout 2012. Articles address the demographic roots of the Arab Spring; the links between population dynamics and environmental resources like water, biodiversity, and food; and the potential impact of climate change mitigation efforts on conflict, among other topics. The new ECSP Report is available on the Wilson Center website, the 'New Security Beat' blog, and Issuu.com.
MARCH 2007 - Funder of CEF's Environmental Health Project launches extensive and interactive website.
Special reports: State Failure Task Force Report: Phase II Findings (continued); and Making a Difference at the Intersection of Population, Environment, and Security Issues: A Look at the University of Michigan Population Fellows Program.
We must reinvigorate the comprehensive—and reject the exclusively militaristic—definition of security, Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie warns.