Environmental Security and Climate Change

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April 09, 2014 / By David Michel
Dust Storms Cloud Iran’s Future

By David Michel: 

Iran is, literally, being blown away. Stifling dust storms frequently now envelope both big cities and rural towns across much of Iran, the world's 17th largest

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February 11, 2014 / By Barry Blechman
Time to look beyond the UN climate negotiations

By Barry Blechman and Ruth Greenspan Bell - Secretary of State John Kerry should be saluted for energizing US policy on climate change and pushing for global progress toward containment

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February 10, 2014 / By David Michel
David Michel talks with the BBC about increased stresses on water resources in Iran (video)

David Michel, senior associate and director of Stimson's Environmental Security program, was interviewed by the British Broadcasting Corporation on the serious threat of increased

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November 18, 2013
Atlantic Council/Stimson Center Report Urges Policymakers to Prioritize Cities

A report issued jointly today by the Atlantic Council and the Stimson Center, "The Security of Cities: Ecology and Conflict on an Urbanizing Planet," argues that the environmental

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October 29, 2013 / By David Michel
Iran’s Environment: Greater Threat than Foreign Foes

By David Michel - Iran faces growing environmental challenges that are now more perilous to the country's long-term stability than either foreign adversaries or domestic political

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