Global Health Publications
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between May and December 1997.
Ethiopia faces the dual challenges of environmental degradation and rapid population growth, but a new integrated approach to development could help improve the lives of millions, says Mogues Worku, executive director of The Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia.
As interest in the relationship between global population growth and climate change grows, Suzanne Petroni calls for "a thoughtful and deliberative dialogue around voluntary family planning's contribution to mitigating climate change."
A joint paper by ECSP and the Pacific Institute indicates that existing support resources fail to adequately serve the needs of practitioners, but highlights the necessary characteristics of an effective decision-making support tool.
Roger-Mark De Souza's article explores population, health, and environment (PHE) connections, identifying accomplishments, current challenges, and priorities.
This issue includes reports from Ecologic - Centre for International and European Environmental Research, the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University, and the Natural Heritage Institute.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between August 2000 and June 2001.
While global environmental and population challenges are clearer and more pressing than ever, the international community seems less capable of constructive agreement, writes Frederick Meyerson.
This chapter identifies ten methodological, analytical, and substantive opportunities for future research, and five areas in which focused analysis could bolster policymaking.