Environmental Security Multimedia

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Does Natural Resource Scarcity Always Equal Conflict?

Must competition for resources, particularly in areas most affected by climate change, result in conflict? Or can education prevent conflict and lead to better solutions? Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program tackles these tough questions and more in this episode of Wilson Center NOW.
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Who Owns The Arctic Part 2: Is Sustainable Development Possible?

In part 2 of our series “Who Owns The Arctic?”, Aki Tonami discusses the prospects for protecting the environment and creating sustainable development as more and more countries turn their attention to the North Pole.
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Climate Change: No Longer a Distant Threat

A new report from the CNA Corporation's Military Advisory Board makes clear that when it comes to climate change, “many threats are manifesting faster than anticipated and the risks are accelerating.” Geoff Dabelko discusses the threats and recommendations from the report.

People to People Diplomacy

This week on Dialogue at the Wilson Center we discuss the idea of “people to people” diplomacy, particularly about the variety achieved through international exchange programs.

Environment Roundtable: Responding to Climate Change & Syria Update

We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.

The Devouring Dragon

Jennifer Turner, Director of the China Environment Forum, and Craig Simons, author of The Devouring Dragon: How China’s Rise Threatens Our Natural World, discuss the environmental implications of China's rapid growth.

Energy, Climate Change, and Security: Connecting the Dots

Sharon Burke, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs; Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti , the UK's Climate and Energy Security Envoy; and Geoff Dabelko, former director of the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program

Choke Point: The World’s Looming Water Crisis

Jennifer Turner, director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum; Keith Schneider, senior editor for Circle of Blue