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

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

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