News

Senators: Water Is a National Security Issue; Key to Foreign Assistance Reform

Mar 20, 2009
MARCH 2009—ECSP Director Dabelko Praises Historic Week in Washington for Water

New Video: Environmental and Demographic Security in 5 Minutes or Less

Mar 13, 2009
MARCH 2009—ECSP launches new playlists for two video series: ECSP Report 13 and ECSP Shorts

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

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.

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.

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katharine Diamond // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Benjamin Dills // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Lauren Herzer // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • John Thon Majok // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Schuyler Null // Web Editor and Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Meaghan Parker // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Sean Peoples // Multimedia Producer and Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Geoffrey D. Dabelko // Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Ruth Greenspan Bell // Public Policy Scholar
  • William Krist // Senior Policy Scholar
  • Louise Lief // Public Policy Scholar
  • John W. Sewell // Senior Scholar