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Economic, Political Factors Increase Conflict Risk More Than Environmental, Demographic Ones, Argue Experts

Mar 12, 2009
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Finds Population Growth, Density Related to Conflict But Outweighed by Income, Stability

Conflict Over Migration Is a Manageable Problem, Says Expert

Mar 03, 2009
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Recommends Countries Pay Attention to Demographic, Migratory Patterns to Avoid Conflict

"Take the Broad View of Water," Experts Tell SAIS Audience

Mar 01, 2009
MARCH 2009—State's Aaron Salzberg and ECSP's Geoff Dabelko Speak During "Year of Water"

U.S. Defense Policymakers Should Focus on Demography, Says Expert

Feb 26, 2009
FEBRUARY 2009—New ECSP Report Article Names Four Trends to Watch: Youthful Populations, Changes in Military Personnel, International Migration, and Urbanization

Climate Change Solidly on Germany's Security Agenda, Says ECSP Director

Jan 13, 2009
JANUARY 2009—Dabelko Discusses Climate-Security Links in Hamburg, Berlin

MEDIA ADVISORY: Environmental Experts Become Wilson Center Scholars

Jan 08, 2009
JANUARY 2009—CNN's Peter Dykstra and Finland's Tapani Vaahtoranta Now in Residence

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese State Oil Companies

Jan 02, 2009
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman says Chinese state oil and mining companies have started to think about social responsibility as integral to long-term success and have begun implementing programs to help local communities affected by oil and mineral exploration.

At the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health

Jan 02, 2009
Overexploiting natural resources can spur instability and conflict. A six-meeting series, "New Horizons at the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health," sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and supported by USAID, explored ways to improve environmental management and reduce conflict.

Demography's Dangers

Jan 02, 2009
Governments and militaries are coming to recognize the security risks posed by high population growth rates, which often correlate with poverty, poor governance, and conflict.

Wilson Center Director Hamilton Comments on Security Challenges of Demography, Environment

Dec 22, 2008
DECEMBER 2008—Review of National Intelligence Council Report Calls for U.S. Leadership

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