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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Urban coastal centers are facing unprecedented social, economic and structural risks due to the impacts of climate change. The combination of people migrating from drought affected geographies to coastal cities already facing ocean driven damage to infrastructure due to rising sea levels, increased intensity of storms, and the loss of habitats for fisheries puts developing coastal nations at the epicenter of new security threats.
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Urban coastal centers are facing unprecedented social, economic and structural risks due to the impacts of climate change. READ MORE
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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
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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