With increased interest in the game, the number of golf courses in China is destined to climb and with such growth comes serious environmental implications. According to Timothy Hildebrandt, managing editor of the Center's China Environment Series, there are real opportunities for China to limit degradation---but the push for an environmentally sustainable golf industry must be made now while courses are still in development.
The Spring 2003 issue of ECSP's newletter includes articles by Eckhard Kleinau and Jennifer Talbot on integrated indicators for population-environment programs and Anthony Kolb on population dynamics in the environmentally disastrous Aral Sea region.
The ECSP Index collects provocative statistics and quotes from world leaders on environmental change, population dynamics, global health, poverty, and security issues. To submit information to the index, please email ECSP.
The editor of the China Environment Series invites submissions for feature articles and commentaries/notes from the field for the 2004 issue.
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko and filmmaker Hal Weiner discussed "On the Brink," the first episode in the second season of PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth" series.
Over one billion people lack access to adequate water. Almost two-and-a-half billion are without adequate sanitation. And two to five million people—mostly children—die every year from preventable waterborne diseases.
In this Director’s Forum, Rockefeller Foundation President Gordon Conway discussed ways Africa can feed its population, particularly by better utilizing science and technology.
Statement of Jennifer L. Turner,Senior Project Associate for the Center's Environmental Change and Security Project on the growing role of Chinese Green NGOs and environmental journalists in China to the Congressional/Executive Commission on China Issues
In the most recent issue of the Environmental Change and Security Project's newsletter, Frederick A.B. Meyerson and ECSP Director Geoffrey D. Dabelko write on the aftermath of the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development and the prospects for future global megaconferences.
A new book from Woodrow Wilson Center Press and The Johns Hopkins University Press that explores how environmental cooperation can be used to bolster regional peace.