Environmental Security and Climate Change

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February 02, 2015
A Case for Climate Security in the Arctic Council Agenda

By Diane French: 

Climate change in the Arctic is pushing—indeed, demanding—a reframing of modern security. Security in the twenty-first century can no longer be adequately

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January 26, 2015
The Geopolitics of Natural Gas Hydrates, the Other Unconventional

By Owen McAleer: 

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

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December 17, 2014 / By David Michel, Ricky Passarelli
The Climate Wars Are Already Here

In the Niger River Basin, climate change, an exploding population, and paltry infrastructure have formed a perfect storm for a new era of conflict. 

By David Michel and Ricky

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November 20, 2014
Madeleine Albright, Ibrahim Gambari to Lead High-Level Commission on Security, Justice & Governance

(Washington, D.C.) Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Gambari will chair a new commission focusing on conflict-affected

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October 16, 2014 / By David Michel
Stimson’s Environmental Security program launches Conflict Basins: Regions at Risk

Dear Friends of the Environmental Security Program, 

Since the Environmental Security Program began its work four years ago, the sustainable and cooperative management of shared water

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