The Cost of Energy Dependence

President Bush has called the United States "addicted to oil." Former congressman Lee Hamilton lays out just how much this addiction costs the American people.

Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation

This textbook seeks to introduce the multidisciplinary facets of freshwater management by considering its political, economic, legal, environmental, and hydrological aspects.

Pakistan's Population Challenge

This week on dialogue host John Milewski explores the nation's changing demographics and what they may tell us about near and long term prospects for this vital U.S. ally with guests Michael Kugelman, Zeba Sathar, and Mehtab Karim.

Environmental Peacemaking Nominated for Grawemeyer Award

ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and University of Maryland professor Ken Conca are up for a $200,000 prize for Ideas Improving World Order.

The Devil is a Local Call Away: Cities, the Arts, and Misunderstanding “Decay”

At the height of the Cold War, Soviet wags loved to tell ironic tales about their political leaders. Communist Party General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev inspired a number of particularly endearing stories which always somehow related to his being slightly at sea in the middle of world events swirling around him. One such anikdot pitted the witless Brezhnev against a wily Richard Nixon.

ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Addresses Winners of U.S. Institute of Peace Essay Contest

JULY 2008—Nationwide Student Competition Focuses on Natural Resources, Conflict

ECSP Report 4: Update and Resources

This update section highlights the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices, and includes a list of Internet sites and forums which may facilitate research and policy efforts.

CEF Welcomes New Policy Fellow

OCTOBER 2007 - Qu Xiaoxia, from China's Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims, will be working with CEF for the next 6 weeks

Population and Environment: A Review of Funding Themes and Trends

In June of 2002, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation commissioned the following report reviewing the “state of play” in population and environment funding.


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