Just several years after the 2007-08 global food crisis, the "telltale drivers" of acute global food insecurity have returned, argues Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman in a new World Politics Review op-ed that draws on his recent trip to India.
The New Security Beat, ECSP’s blog, was launched in January 2007 to shed light on some of today’s broader security issues, including water scarcity, environmental degradation, and population growth. The posts below are selected highlights from the first year.
SEPTEMBER 2005--Geoffrey Dabelko to Pursue Science-Policy Interface in Global Environmental Change
Which environmental issues will dominate headlines this year? Bloomberg BNA's Director of Environmental News, John Sullivan, offers his thoughts on what will be the key legislative, regulatory, and legal developments in 2013.
Close Quarters: Population-Climate Panel Draws Crowd at Society of Environmental Journalists' Annual Conference
OCTOBER 2008—Panel Is Unique in Focusing on Population
IHDP interviews ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko
The WTO and MEAs are neighbors in the world legal community, and need to better define their relationship so that they can operate in mutual support and harmony, writes William Krist in this policy brief.
Jane Goodall kicks off the 9th edition of the ECSP Report with her assessment of population and environment connections in Africa. The diverse collection of articles also features commentaries on global poverty and U.S. national security. Complete report.
Fish provide sustenance for billions of people in the developing world, yet many fisheries are poorly run and neglected. An Environmental Change and Security Program multi-part series examined the problems and potential of fisheries.