ECSP Report 6

The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features Richard E. Benedick on human population and environmental stress in the 21st century, and Okechukwu Ibeanu on environmental management in Nigeria's Niger Delta. Additional commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment.

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ECSP Report 6

The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Complete report.

ECSP Report 6: Table of Contents

The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Table of Contents.

Human Population and Environmental Stresses in the Twenty-First Century

Richard E. Benedick
In his article, Ambassador Richard Benedick examines a host of population dynamics and their complex interlinkages with three representative environmental issue areas: forests, freshwater resources, and climate change.

Oiling the Friction: Environmental Conflict Management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Okechukwu Ibeanu
Drawing on numerous interviews while living and working in the Niger Delta, Okechukwu Ibeanu analyzes the management of conflicts surrounding petroleum production in the region.

National Intelligence Estimate: The Global Infectious Disease Threat and Its Implications for the United States

David F. Gordon, Donald L. Noah, and George Fidas
These excerpts from a January 2000 National Intelligence Estimate highlight the rising global health threat of new and reemerging infectious diseases

Exploring Capacity for Integration: University of Michigan Population-Environment Fellows Programs Impact Assessment Project

Denise Caudill
Denise Caudill offers lessons on the implications of implementing integrated/linked population and environment programs from the community to the national, regional, and international levels.

Commentary: Debating Environment, Population, and Conflict

Thomas Homer-Dixon, Daniel M. Schwartz, Tom Deligiannis, Richard Matthew, Geoffrey D. Dabelko, and Ted Gaulin
The recent publication of a host of significant material on environment, population, and conflict linkages dictated a special commentary section to supplement the lengthy book reviews provided in this 2000 issue of the ECSP Report.

Commentary: Trade and the Environment After Seattle

William M. Daley, Mikhail Gorbachev, Andrea Durbin, Martin C Albrow, Stacy D. VanDeveer, Anju Sharma, Stephen Clarkson, Kent Hughes, and Tamar Gutner
ECSP draws upon Wilson Center speakers and fellows, past and present, to comment on trade and the environment in the wake of Seattle.

ECSP Report 6: Official Statements

Below are excerpts from recent official statements in which environment and population issues are prominently cited in the context of security and national interests.

ECSP Report 6: Reviews of New Publications

Simon Dalby, Leif Ohlsson, Shlomi Dinar, Ariel Dinar, Shanda Leather, Jessica Powers, Kate O’Neill, Simona Wexler, Clair Twigg, Karin Mueller, and Joseph P. Dudley
Experts review new publications.

ECSP Report 6: Event Summaries

Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between June 1999 and May 2000.

ECSP Report 6: Update and Bibliography

The update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of various organizations. The bibliography includes a wide range of publications, organized by theme, which relate to environment, population, and security.

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