Briefers, Articles and Chapters

Briefer

The Benefits of Further Declarations of Restraint from the Use of Nuclear Weapons

By Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE

October 5, 2021

Chapter

The responsibility to prepare and prevent: Closing the climate security governance gaps

By Marcus D. King, Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia

2021

Journal Article

Agricultural and food security impacts from the 2010 Russia flash drought

By Eric Hunt, Francesco Femia, Caitlin Werrell, Jordan I. Christian, Jason A. Otkin, Jeff Basara, Martha Anderson, Tyler White, Christopher Hain, Robb Randall, Katie McGaughey 
December 2021

Briefer

Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 5: The Future Industrial Base for Rapid Medical Countermeasure Development

By Dr. Yong-Bee Lim and Christine Parthemore
Edited by Francesco Femia
September 2021

Briefer

Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 4: The Department of State

By Jackson duPont, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, Christine Parthemore, and Dr. Alexander Titus
Edited by Francesco Femia
August 2021

Briefer

Pathogen Early Warning: New Technologies and Approaches

By Bill Beaver, Sid Sharma M.D., Dr. Jacob Swett, Dr. Nikki Teran, Dr. Natasha Bajema, and Dr. Yong-Bee Lim
Edited by Francesco Femia
August 2021

Briefer

Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 3: The Biological Threat Reduction Program

By By Bill Beaver, Christine Parthemore, and Dr. Nikki Teran
Edited by Francesco Femia
August 2021

Briefer

Climate Change in the U.S. National Security Strategy: History and Recommendations

By Holly Kaufman and Sherri Goodman
Edited by Francesco Femia
June 2021

Briefer

Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 2: The U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories

By Chris Fall, Yong-Bee Lim and Christine Parthemore
Edited by Francesco Femia
June 2021

Briefer

The Next Great Idea in Arms Control: An End to Nuclear Sea-Launched Cruise Missiles

By Jasmine Owens and contributing authors Christine Parthemore and Andy Weber
Edited by Francesco Femia
May 2021

Briefer

Weapons of Mass Agility: A New Threat Framework for Mass Effects in the 21st Century

By Natasha Bajema
Edited by Francesco Femia
May 2021

Briefer

A Practical Strategy for Nuclear Risk Reduction and Disarmament: Fulfilling the Code of Nuclear Responsibility

By Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE and Christine Parthemore
Edited by Francesco Femia
April 2021

Briefer

Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 1:  Bolstering the Chemical and Biological Defense Program

By Bill Beaver, Yong-Bee Lim, Christine Parthemore, and Andy Weber
Edited by Francesco Femia
April 2021

Briefer

Definitions Matter: The Role of WMD in Shaping U.S. National Security Strategy

By Natasha Bajema
Edited by Francesco Femia
April 2021

Journal Article

A Climate Security Plan for NATO: Collective Defence for the 21st Century

By Erin Sikorsky and Sherri Goodman
March 2021

Briefer

The Next Great Idea in Nuclear Arms Control: Putting the “N” Back in INF

By Natasha Bajema and Christine Parthemore
Edited by Francesco Femia
February 2021

Briefer

Beyond Weapons of Mass Destruction: Time for a New Paradigm?

By Natasha Bajema 
Edited by Francesco Femia
February 2021

Briefer

Common Misconceptions About Biological Weapons

By Chris Bakerlee, Steph Gerra, Christine Parthemore, Damien Soghoian, and Jacob Swett 
Edited by Francesco Femia
December 2020

Briefer

Connecting Nuclear and Climate Policy in the Biden Administration

By Christine Parthemore and Andrea Rezzonico 
Edited by Francesco Femia
November 2020

Briefer

Brazil: A Climate, Nuclear, and Security Hotspot

By Andrea Rezzonico and Meggen Watt Petersen
Edited by Francesco Femia
October 2020

Briefer

Confronting Systemic Security Risks: Proposals for the Next U.S. Administration 

By Christine Parthemore, John Conger, Francesco Femia and Kate Guy
October 2020 

Briefer

Converging Risks in South Asia: Is a Disruptive Transition on the Horizon?

By Sarang Shidore
Edited by Francesco Femia
July 2020

Fact Sheet

Climate Change and the National Defense Authorization Act

By The Center for Climate and Security
June 2020

Briefer

Climate and Nuclear Security in the South China Sea: The Cases of Indonesia and the Philippines

By Andrea Rezzonico & Christine Cavallo
Edited by Francesco Femia
June 2020

Briefer

Nuclear Energy Developments, Climate Change and Security in Turkey

By Nilsu Goren, Ph.D. 
Edited by Francesco Femia
April 2020

Journal Article

Climate Change and Nuclear Developments: A Growing Security Nexus

By Andrea Rezzonico
April 2020

Briefer

Climate Risks to India’s Nuclear Program

By Sarang Shidore
Edited by Francesco Femia
March 2020

Briefer

Climate Risks to India’s Internal Security

By Sarang Shidore & Joshua Busby
Edited by Francesco Femia
March 2020

Briefer

Climate Change and the India-Pakistan Rivalry

By Sarang Shidore
Edited by Francesco Femia
January 2020

Briefer

Converging Risks in Nigeria: Nuclear Energy Plans, Climate Fragility, and Security Trends

By Andrea Rezzonico & Christine Parthemore
Edited by Francesco Femia
August 2019

Briefer

Latin America: Climate Change, Security and the Role of Regional Militaries

By Lieutenant Commander Oliver-Leighton Barrett, USN (Ret)
July 2019

Journal Article

The Thirty Years Climate Warning: Climate Change, Security and the Responsibility to Prepare

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
March 2019

Journal Article

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
March 2019

Briefer

Venezuela: Drought, Mismanagement and Political Instability

By Lieutenant Commander Oliver-Leighton Barrett, USN (Ret)
February 2019

Chapter

Foreword to “Climate Change and the UN Security Council”

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
2018

Briefer

Climate Security Drivers in the Caribbean

By Shiloh Fetzek and Lieutenant Commander Oliver-Leighton Barrett, USN (Ret)
December 2018

Journal Article

Climate Change and the U.S. Military

By Rachel Fleishman and Sherri Goodman
December 2018

Journal Article

Significant Security Threats from Climate Change on the Horizon

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
December 2018

Journal Article

The global responsibility to prepare for intersecting climate and nuclear risks

By Christine Parthemore, Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
November 2018

Chapter

Chapter 28: Reducing Risks Through Adaptation Actions

Caitlin Werrell (contributing author)
November 2018

Briefer

A Security Analysis of the New IPCC Report: Prevent 2°C, Prepare for 1.5°, and Do So Responsibly

By Caitlin Werrell, Francesco Femia and Shiloh Fetzek
October 2018

Chapter

U.S. Department of Defense and Climate Change (Sidebar)

By Wilson Rickerson and Michael Wu
September 2018

Chapter

A Responsibility to Prepare: Governing in an Age of Unprecedented Risks and Unprecedented Foresight

By Sherri Goodman, Caitlin Werrell, Francesco Femia and Shiloh Fetzek
September 2017

Briefer

A Responsibility to Prepare: Governing in an Age of Unprecedented Risk and Unprecedented Foresight

By Caitlin Werrell, Francesco Femia, Sherri Goodman and Shiloh Fetzek
August 2017

Chapter

Climate Hazards, Food Security and the Arab Uprisings

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
June 2017

Briefing Note

Why and how to use foresight tools to manage climate security risks

By Shiloh Fetzek & Bessma Mourad, with Chad Briggs & Kirsty Lewis
April 2017

Journal Article

Climate change and security

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
April 2017

Briefer

Coastal Megacities vs. the Sea: Climate and Security in Urban Spaces

By Janani Vivekananda and Neil Bhatiya
February 2017

Briefer

UPDATE: Climate and Security 101: Why
the U.S. National Security Community Takes Climate Risks Seriously

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
December 2016

Briefer

The U.S. Department of Defense Rationale for Innovative Energy Investments

By Brigadier General J. Robert Barnes, USA (ret)
December 2016

Chapter

Chapter 3: The climate security imperative

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
November 2016

Briefer

A Storm Without Rain: Yemen, Water, Climate Change, and Conflict

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
August 2016 

Journal Article

Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
Spring-Summer 2016

Article

Combatting climate change in the Asia-Pacific: lessons from the Marshall Plan

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
May 2016

Chapter

Chapter 21: Climate change risks to national and international security

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell (contributors)
Winter-Spring 2015

Journal Article

Did We See It Coming?: State Fragility, Climate Vulnerability, and the Uprisings in Syria and Egypt

By Caitlin Werrell, Francesco Femia and Troy Sternberg
Winter-Spring 2015

Journal Article

The Nexus of Climate Change, State Fragility and Migration

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
November 2015

Briefer

Climate Change and Vietnamese Fisheries: Opportunities for Conflict Prevention 

By Dr. Marcus King
June 2015

Briefer

Climate Change as Threat Multiplier: Understanding the Broader Nature of the Risk

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
February 2015

Fact Sheet

Climate Security 101

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
February 2015

Briefer

Migration as a climate adaptation strategy in developed nations

By Sandra Fatorić, Ph.D.
November 2014

Journal Article

Climate Hazards, Security and the Uprisings in Syria and Egypt

By Francesco Femia, Troy Sternberg and Caitlin Werrell
Fall-Winter 2014

Briefer

Message to Davos: Climate Change Risk Assessments Need to Go Big

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
January 2014

Briefer

The U.S. Military, 3D Printing, and a Climate Secure Future

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
January 2014

Briefer

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan: Land and Water Conflicts

By Svetlana Valieva
January 2014

Briefer

Climate Change, Conflict and Certainty: New Research in Context

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
August 2013

Briefer

Mali: Migration, Militias, Coups and Climate Change

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
April 2012

Briefer

Building a New Libya in a New Climate: Water as a Key to Cooperation

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
March 2012

Briefer

Climate-Security a Reality, Not a Narrative

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
February 2012

Journal Article

A Marshall Plan to Combat Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific

By Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia
February 2012

Briefer

Eye on Iran: Lake Urmia, Water, Climate and Security in a Volatile Region

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
February 2012

Briefer

Syria: Climate Change, Drought and Social Unrest

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
February 2012

Briefer

Egypt’s Political Transition and the Rising Sea: An Opportunity for Reform

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
January 2012

Briefer

Thailand Forecast: Floods, Droughts and Political Instability

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
November 2011

Briefer

A New Libya in a New Climate: Charting a Sustainable Course for the Post-Gaddafi Era

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
October 2011

Briefer

If Climate Change is a Security Threat, Who’s Qualified to Fight It? Hint: Everyone

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
October 2011

Briefer

Unintended Consequences: Thomas Midgley and the Geo-engineering Treadmill

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
October 2011

Briefer

The Nile Basin: Preventing Water Conflict

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell
July 2011

Journal Article

The inadequate US response to a major security threat: Climate change

By Francesco Femia, Christine Parthemore and Caitlin Werrell
July 2011