Climate Change

Environmental Security

The long-term increase in the earth’s temperature poses increasing risks through rising sea levels, the spread of disease, and extreme weather conditions. Stimson experts analyze the impact of climate change on global and regional security.

 

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Current Research

May 23, 2019

Featured News Somali Pirates Attack Fishing Vessels READ MORE

May 10, 2019

Featured News Food Crisis Threat Lingers Post-Cyclone Idai READ MORE

May 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Robert Carlin

Ignoring Bing Crosby’s advice to accentuate the positive, Pyongyang has latched onto what it portrayed as the negative in April 24 remarks by US Secretary of State Pompeo. READ MORE

April 8, 2019

Cyclone Idai Highlights Climate Change Vulnerability READ MORE

February 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program is pleased to share the fifth issue brief in Stimson’s Letters from the Mekong series, which explores the vital role that Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake plays in the Mekong and identifies alternative pathways for development which can optimize trade-offs to th READ MORE

December 10, 2018

As homes and whole towns in California burned to the ground in unprecedented wildfires, themselves spurred by historic drought, the Trump administration quietly released the fourth quadrennial National Climate Assessment (NCA) in a transparent attempt to bury it over the Thanksgiving holiday. READ MORE

May 23, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Lindsay Getschel , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

Urban coastal centers are facing unprecedented social, economic and structural risks due to the impacts of climate change. READ MORE

February 5, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

On September 14-15, 2017, The Stimson Center in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) co-chaired a U.S. State Department funded U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues. READ MORE

June 1, 2017

In light of President Trump's announcement that the Unit READ MORE

January 5, 2017 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

By Brian Eyler, Courtney Weatherby, and Richard Cronin READ MORE

December 7, 2016 | EXPERT: Johan Bergenas

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. READ MORE

August 3, 2016 | EXPERT: Ellen Laipson

By Ellen Laipson: READ MORE

October 26, 2015

The United Nations marks its 70th birthday today with the world facing severe, concurrent and interconnected crises. A resurgence in armed conflicts and terrorism is taking root in places with weak, exclusionary, and corrupt governance. Climate change is melting ice caps and altering critical weather patterns, affecting rich and poor alike. And while globalisation, accelerated by the internet, has connected us closer than ever before, it has also opened doors to boundless illegal trade, espionage and theft. READ MORE

June 16, 2015 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio , EXPERT: William Durch

Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Dr. Ibrahim Gambari present Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance, the pathbreaking new Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance.  READ MORE

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