Climate & Food Security on Stage at the Munich Security Conference

Almost a year after the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine began, it was no surprise that the 2023 Munich Security Conference focused on the importance and implications of the ongoing conflict. This focus included a look at the second-order effects of the conflict, such as global food insecurity and the energy transition – a recognition that tackling such transnational challenges are integral to what the conference report identified as a need for “A re-envisioned liberal, rules-based international order…to strengthen democratic resilience in an era of fierce systemic competition with autocratic regimes.”

Event Summary: The Security Implications of the Pakistan Floods: A Roundtable Discussion

Panelists Ameera Adil, Faraz Haider, Andrea Rezzonico, and Jumaina Siddiqui discussed the ongoing flooding crisis in a discussion moderated by CCS Director Erin Sikorsky. The conversation first scoped the intersecting climate and security risks in Pakistan before exploring solutions to bolster climate justice, good governance, and community resilience.

RECAP: Congressional Biosecurity Luncheon

By Jackson du Pont On Tuesday, September 27th, the Council on Strategic Risks partnered with Building Stronger Futures to host a Congressional Luncheon with Congressman Ritchie Torres [D-NY] and Dr. Beth Cameron. Rep. Torres introduced Dr. Cameron, who currently serves…

Event: U.S. Climate Security Investments: Changing Plans into Actions

By Brigitte Hugh Join the Center for Climate and Security (CCS) on June 14, 2022 at 2 p.m. EST for a panel discussion featuring senior U.S. government officials to discuss the climate funding included in the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23)…

Event Summary: COVID-19 Response Technologies & Their Future Role in Pathogen Early Warning

By Lillian Parr On February 23, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar (video below) titled COVID-19 Response Technologies & Their Future Role in Pathogen Early Warning. While pathogen early warning capabilities have been growing and improving for…