Last Year, the U.S. Intelligence Community Warned of a Coronavirus Pandemic: Will We Heed their Climate Warnings?

By John Conger, Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell In the absence of a public hearing and release of the U.S. Intelligence Community’s "Worldwide Threat Assessment" this year, it is instructive to look at last year’s assessment to see what the…

Parthemore Highlights Critical Lessons for Pandemic Response

The Council on Strategic Risks’ CEO, Christine Parthemore - previously Senior Advisor to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs - recently spoke to Tom Temin of the Federal News Network to highlight critically…

Media Advisory: The Council On Strategic Risks Offers Expertise On Biological Threats to Assist With COVID-19 Response

Media Advisory Date: March 13, 2020Contact: Francesco Femia, ffemia at csrisks dot org THE COUNCIL ON STRATEGIC RISKS OFFERS EXPERTISE ON BIOLOGICAL THREATS TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 RESPONSE Washington, DC - The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is focused on anticipating, analyzing and addressing core…

RELEASE: Future Climate Change Presents High-to-Catastrophic Security Threat, Warn U.S. National Security, Military and Intelligence Experts in New Assessment

Washington, DC, February 24, 2020 — In a comprehensive report released today by the “National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP)” of the Center for Climate and Security, experts warn of High-to-Catastrophic threats to security from plausible climate change trajectories…

Climate Change More Prominent Than Ever at Munich Security Conference with “World Climate Security Report 2020” Release

Munich Security Conference Main Stage Event on Climate and Security, Feb 15, 2020. From Left: Jennifer Morgan (GPI), Kent Walker (Google), Patricia Espinosa Cantellano (UNFCCC), Lindsey Graham (U.S. Senator), General (Ret) Tom Middendorp (International Military Council on Climate and Security),…

RELEASE: International Military Council Issues “World Climate and Security Report 2020” at Munich Security Conference

Munich, Germany, February 13, 2020 —  This year climate change is more central than ever at the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the leading international forum for senior military, security and foreign policy leaders, with the release of the inaugural “World…

BRIEFER: Climate Change and the India-Pakistan Rivalry

By Sarang Shidore CSR's forthcoming three tiered study analyzes the complex climate and nuclear security nexus in India. This first briefer, "Climate Change and the India-Pakistan Rivalry," by Sarang Shidore, investigates how climate change & fresh water supplies could impact…