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COP 26 has laid the groundwork for climate action in vulnerable coastal communities.
Published November 15, 2021


Press Release
This new analysis is the latest from CORVI, a data-driven decision support tool for leaders who need to make smart climate investments to improve the safety and security of coastal cities.
Featuring Sally Yozell
Published November 3, 2021


Issue Brief
A holistic city-based assessment of the climate risks facing Mombasa, Kenya.
By Jack Stuart  ·  Sally Yozell  ·  Dr. Valentine Ochanda  ·  Tracy Rouleau  ·  Dr. Victor Indasi  ·  Kaitlyn Lombardo
Published October 28, 2021


Issue Brief
A holistic city-based assessment of the climate risks facing Dar es Salaam.
By Jack Stuart  ·  Sally Yozell  ·  Dr. Valentine Ochanda  ·  Tracy Rouleau  ·  Dr. Victor Indasi  ·  Kaitlyn Lombardo
Published October 27, 2021


Report
Measuring multidimensional climate risks through a holistic lens to highlight priority actions in the East African cities of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa.
By Jack Stuart  ·  Sally Yozell  ·  Dr. Valentine Ochanda  ·  Tracy Rouleau  ·  Dr. Victor Indasi  ·  Grant Larscheid  ·  Dr. Maia Call  ·  Kaitlyn Lombardo
Published October 27, 2021


Event
Featured Speakers Dame Karen Pierce (DCMG) is the UK Ambassador to the United States. Pierce previously served as the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Director General for Political Affairs and Chief …

Achieving Climate Ambition at COP26 and Beyond Read More »

Published September 15, 2021 / Held October 5, 2021


Press Statement
Sally Yozell, Director of the Stimson Center’s Environmental Security Program, said: “I applaud the choice of Janet Coit as the new Administrator for NOAA Fisheries. In this new job, she will continue to strike the right balance, looking out for the ec …

Stimson Center Environmental Security Program Applauds President Biden’s pick of Janet Coit for Administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service at NOAA Read More »

Published June 22, 2021


Event Roundtable
Located at the interface between land and sea, coastal cities are centers of innovation and economic productivity, concentrating large numbers of people and assets. However, they are also at the forefront of climate change. Rising sea levels, increasin …

Coastal Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Adaptation and Resilience Read More »

Published June 7, 2021 / Held June 23, 2021


Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act, which includes numerous policy recommendations published by the Stimson Center. The bill aims to ensure that …

New Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act Incorporates Stimson Recommendations Read More »

Published May 11, 2021


Project Note
Coastal cities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are at the forefront of the climate crisis. Yet data and information on climate-related risks remains scarce. The Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI) fills this need, by developing …

CORVI Project Expands to Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis Read More »

Published April 27, 2021


Press Statement
Washington, DC – Today, President Biden announced the new head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Dr. Richard Spinrad, a professor of oceanography at Oregan State University with decades of experience as both a scientist and …

Statement on Biden’s Announcement of New Head of NOAA Read More »

Published April 22, 2021


Press Statement
Today and tomorrow, President Biden is hosting the Leaders Summit on Climate to encourage international efforts to address the climate crisis ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November. Sally Yozell, Director of the Envir …

Statement on the Leaders Summit on Climate Read More »

Published April 22, 2021


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
Published March 30, 2021


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
By Blake Ratcliff Co-Author ·  Jack Stuart Co-Author ·  Sally Yozell Co-Author
Published March 8, 2021


Infographic
Measuring diverse and interconnected climate-related risks in coastal cities to inform and drive climate action
Published March 1, 2021


Press Release
New: “Understanding complex climate threats in coastal cities” infographic  Washington, D.C— On Tuesday, March 2, Sally Yozell, Director of the Stimson Center’s Environmental Security Program, will speak on Innovation: Advances in science and technolog …

Stimson Environmental Security Leader to Speak on Technology, Ocean Health, and Climate Change at Economist Group’s World Oceans Summit Read More »

Published March 1, 2021


Project Note
Stimson and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation hold workshop to expand the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI)
Published February 19, 2021


Policy Memo
Improving implementation of the Seafood Import Monitoring Program would combat the negative food, economic, and international security impact of IUU fishing
By Sally Yozell Co-Author  ·  Blake Ratcliff Co-Author
Published February 1, 2021


Op-Ed
This article was originally published in Our Daily Planet.
Published January 31, 2021


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
Published January 29, 2021


Op-Ed
This article was originally published in New Security Beat.
By Jack Stuart  ·  Sally Yozell  ·  Miko Maekawa  ·  Nagisa Yoshioka
Published January 26, 2021


Event Panel
Agenda & Featured Speakers: Keynote from Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) Introduction to the Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime  John Scanlon, Chairperson, Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime and former Secretary-General of CITES John serv …

Combatting Wildlife Crime and Reducing the Transmission of Zoonotic Diseases Read More »

Published January 6, 2021 / Held January 25, 2021


Press Statement
The Stimson Center’s Environmental Security program congratulates the Japanese Diet for taking a major step to stop illegally caught fish from entering its market.
Published December 4, 2020


Press Release
Stimson’s CORVI assessment tool will help both cities determine their vulnerability to climate change, integrate risks into their decision making, and prioritize actions that can build resilience and access climate finance
Featuring Sally Yozell
Published November 10, 2020


Project Note
Wildlife crime is devastating biodiversity and driving species to extinction. Often run by transnational crime syndicates, this activity, includes the taking, trading, obtaining, and consumption of wildlife in contravention of national or international …

Joining the End Wildlife Crime Initiative Read More »

By Jack Stuart  ·  Sally Yozell
Published October 29, 2020


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
Published October 27, 2020


Op-Ed
This article was originally published in The Hill.
By Brian Finlay Co-author ·  Jan Hartke Co-author
Published October 16, 2020


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
Published September 29, 2020


Op-Ed
This article was originally published in The Hill.
By Sally Yozell Co-author  ·  Jack Stuart Co-author
Published September 26, 2020


Project Note
Updates on global environmental security challenges and the efforts to tackle them
Published August 24, 2020


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