Sustainable development

News

UN leader urges Stanford students to reach beyond borders for peace

January 2013

Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation.

Steven Chu: Climate change poses global security risks

April 2015

 A sustainable future is within reach, but it won’t prevent the world from experiencing the potentially catastrophic environmental and political consequences of climate change and environmental...

Human Crap

March 2020

We are turning the world inside-out. Massive mining operations rip into rock, unearthing lithium, coltan and hundreds of other minerals to feed our gargantuan appetite for electronic stuff.

Events

Is the United States Feeding the Nuclear Fire in South Asia?

October 20, 2005

Zia Mian, a research assistant with the Program on Science and Global Security (PS&GS) at Princeton University and lecturer of public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, has...

Committing to War: Political Exclusion and Indiscriminate Violence in Africa

February 22, 2007

Philip Roessler (speaker) is a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC and in 2007 will be the Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in comparative government at the University of Oxford.

Rebel Recruitment in Civil Wars

February 1, 2007

The speaker, Macartan Humphreys, is an assistant professor of political science at Columbia University and a visiting professor at CISAC.