The Center for Environmental Policy aims to improve the nation's ability to address environmental challenges through effective governance.
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The range of issues associated with environmental protection will pose formidable challenges in the years to come. Air quality, water security, chemical use and disposal, biotechnology, energy consumption, losses in habitat and bio-diversity, energy security, and climate change are only some of the many issues American society will confront.
Robert Durant, a faculty associate of the Center, has written extensively on environmental policy, including Environmental Governance Reconsidered: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities; and The Greening of the U.S. Military: Environmental Policy, National Security, and Organizational Change.
This year's William K. Reilly Awards will honor Daniel Esty and Nsedu Obot Witherspoon. Former Senator Bob Graham will give the keynote address as the ceremony.
The contract, awarded by Industrial Economics, Inc., will support a partnership project on water technology.
Prof. Eisenstadt will begin a multi-year project researching the factors that lead individuals in indigenous communities to collectively protect a public good.