Environmental Security

Environmental Security

The Environmental Security program explores how rising stresses on global ecosystems and shared natural resources may compromise economic development, fuel social conflict, and undermine political stability in key areas throughout the world. Through collaborative stakeholder engagement, Stimson works to identify the roots of these issues and advance equitable, collaborative solutions.
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Research and Analysis

June 18, 2015 | EXPERT: David Michel

Many of the world’s most critical transboundary waterways are facing unprecedented economic and environmental pressures.

May 8, 2015

The Stimson Center was honored to host a discussion with His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang on the environmental challenges facing the Himalayan regions of India, Bhutan, and Nepal, and his efforts to further resilient adaptations in partnership with local communities.

April 23, 2015 | EXPERT: David Michel

As the world celebrates Earth Day today, the links between environmental concerns and global security challenges are sharper than ever.

April 22, 2015 | EXPERT: David Michel

Last week, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan signed a landmark “Declaration of Principles” on the development of the Nile, provisionally defusing years of tensions between the three riparian nations over their respective rights to the river’s vital waters.

April 7, 2015 | EXPERT: David Michel

The Stimson Center’s Bridging the Divide: Transboundary Science & Policy Interaction in the Indus Basin is the ambitious outcome of Stimson’s Indus Basin Science Policy Visiting Fellows project and the collaborative work of two exceptional researchers, Dr. Muhammad Jehanzeb Masud Cheema from the University of Faisalabad in Pakistan and Dr. Prakashkiran Pawar of The Energy and Resources Institute in India. 

March 25, 2015 | EXPERT: David Michel

Sea Change: Evolving Maritime Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific Region began in the fall of 2013 when the US-based Stimson Center partnered with India’s Observer Research Foundation (ORF) to launch a research initiative analyzing the maritime policy challenges and opportunities arising across the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific as these areas emerge as central theaters of 21st century geopolitics.
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