Environmental Security and Climate Change

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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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September 17, 2014 / By David Michel
Enhancing environmental security

By David Michel: 

Conflict and cooperation over shared environmental resources have characterized human societies from the dawn of civilization — from ancient Mesopotamia, where

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September 08, 2014
Universal lessons from the Napa earthquake

The recent Napa earthquake highlights just how far we’ve come with disaster-proofing cities. But while luckily there were no fatalities, one overlooked issue remains: widespread gas and

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July 11, 2014
South Sudan’s Impending Food Crisis

By Ricky Passarelli:

As the political conflict continues in South Sudan, feuding sides have yet to realize that impending famine could disarm them both. While governments throughout

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June 30, 2014 / By Courtney Weatherby
Climate Change in Southeast Asia: ASEAN Needs to Act Now to Forge a Common Approach

By Courtney Weatherby: 

June was unexpectedly active for climate change, with announcements from the U.S. and China that could influence ASEAN’s future development. On June 2, 2014, the

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