To the UN Security Council: Connect Food Security with Climate Security

By Steve Brock and Deborah Loomis The United States has made food security a key theme of its UN Security Council Presidency for the month of March, and today will chair a UNSC open debate on the links between conflict…

EVENT: Building Climate Resilience Abroad – How the US Can Help Allies and Partners With Climate Security Risks

The third panel in our series, “Planning for the First 100 Days and Beyond” March 29, 2021 1 PM -2:30 PM EST Click here to register. This virtual event hosted by the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), an institute…

Climate Security: A Growing Military Concern That Policymakers Should Heed

Abandoned vessels on the South China Sea: Vietnam and the Philippines have called out China for using seafaring militias to attack fishing boats that Beijing claims are violating its territory (Credit: Trey Ratcliff) This is a cross-posted excerpt from AsiaGlobal…

Biden Administrative Initiatives and the American Rescue Plan: Notable Investments Against Bio Threats

President Biden Speaks About The Need For The American Rescue Plan - Feb 11, 2021 By Yong-Bee Lim and Bill Beaver Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, significant challenges remain on how to contain and learn lessons from a…

Why The Intelligence Community Needs a Climate Change Task Force

\ This is a cross-posted excerpt from The Cipher Brief By Kristin Wood and Erin Sikorsky EXPERT PERSPECTIVE — President Biden’s 27 January Executive Order (EO) on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad demonstrates a strong commitment to preparing the…

Watch: The Center for Climate and Security on BBC World News

Climate security has featured prominently on the world stage in recent weeks--first at the Munich Security Conference on the day the United States officially rejoined the Paris Agreement and then at the UNSC high-level meeting on climate security chaired by…

Climate Security at the UNSC: Opportunities for US Action in March

Caitlin Werrell, Co-Founder and President of the Center for Climate and Security, presents the Responsibility to Prepare framework to the UN Security Council - Dec 15, 2017 By Erin Sikorsky, Steve Brock, Francesco Femia, Rachel Fleishman, and Caitlin Werrell “No…