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

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

February 25, 2015 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay

Stimson Vice President and Director for Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries initiative Brian Finlay joins a round table, "Big Opportunities for New Partners," on the role of the private sector and other actors in regard to the future of nuclear security. READ MORE

February 5, 2015 | STAFF: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

This executive summary of the second Letters from the Mekong issue brief examines the current status of mitigation efforts at Laos’ Xayaburi and Don Sahong dam projects on the mainstream of the lower Mekong River.  READ MORE

January 26, 2015

There is an emerging possibility that hydrates will take on a greater role in the coming years as a valuable natural resource. Unlike shallower gas reserves in the Arctic, methane hydrates are relatively stable and not at risk of thawing out into the atmosphere.   READ MORE

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