Environmental Security

Growing global populations have accelerated demand for energy worldwide. Stimson experts examine the geopolitical and security implications arising from regional and state energy demands.


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Current Research

October 12, 2016 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

This issue brief—the third in Stimson’s “Letters from the Mekong” series — continues to challenge the prevailing narrative that the current rapid pace of dam construction on the Mekong River in mainland Southeast Asia will continue until the entire river is turned into a series of reservoirs. READ MORE

September 19, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

Discussion about a fourth option for the Myitsone dam project has generated great interest in Myanmar and China since late June. READ MORE

April 4, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker

The Heat interviewed the following guests about Nuclear Security Summit: READ MORE

June 18, 2015 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler

The Stimson Center announced today the appointment of Brian Eyler as Deputy Director for Stimson's Southeast Asia program. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

March 10, 2015

The Stimson Center will release a new collection of essays in April, Deterrence Instability and Nuclear Weapons in South Asia. One of these essays, "Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Operational Myths and Realities," by Jeffrey D. McCausland, is being released early to whet the appetite of readers. READ MORE

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