Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses the historic U.S. health reform effort, saying "The costs of doing nothing are extraordinary." She also discussed global health challenges at the first Board of Trustees dinner of 2010.
JUNE 2007—Briefing Paper Offers Comprehensive Strategy for U.S. Policymakers
Improving water quality and quantity in developing countries is a daunting task, but the benefits could far outweigh the costs. An Environmental Change and Security Project staffer discusses strategies for reaching this UN Millenium Development goal target.
MAY 2008—National, Regional Development Policies Will Significantly Impact Amazon's Ecological Health
Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region. Part 1 (Chinese).
DECEMBER 2005--Bill Shows US Commitment to Global Access to Water, Sanitation
ECSP draws upon Wilson Center speakers and fellows, past and present, to comment on trade and the environment in the wake of Seattle.
The policy brief explores the security implications of climate change, and provides policy recommendations for strengthening the United Nations’ capacity to respond to climate-related security threats.
In Poverty Reduction: An Effective Means of Population Control, Mohammed Sharif attempts to use both theoretical and empirical analysis to take a fresh look at the topic.