In last week’s meeting, China used its time at the microphone to level a series of pointed comments aimed implicitly at the US and EU. Zhang Jun argued there were three areas in which the UNSC should focus its attention.
Militaries are increasingly called upon to assist with wildfires, flood response, and other extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. CCS is launching a new effort to monitor such actions: the Military Responses to Climate Hazards (MiRCH) Tracker.
On May 16th, The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted an event on the federal government’s strategy for driving innovation in biomanufacturing. The panel event featured expert perspectives from Dr. Georgia Lagoudas, Mr. Maynard Holliday, and Dr. Anup Singh. The panelists discussed how the federal interagency is positioning itself to capitalize on the transformative effects…
On May 12th, CSR hosted an event with former leaders from HHS’s Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on reauthorizing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA).
On April 27th, the Center for Climate and Security (CCS) will host the virtual roundtable, “Managing Unavoidable Climate Security Risks: U.S. Investments in Resilience” from 2:00 – 3:30 pm Eastern Time.
Continuing a trajectory of rapid growth, the Council on Strategic Risks is pleased to announce a new round of hires across its programs and role changes for existing staff. The Center for Climate and Climate and Security (CCS) added expertise across its portfolios, bringing on Tom Ellison, Patricia Parera, and Michael Zarfos to analyze ecological…
CSR’s Dan Regan talks to IBBIS Executive Director Piers Millett on the Biological Weapons Convention, the future of its implementation, and how verification could be pursued amid shifting technologies.
Habitat fragmentation, ecosystem degradation, land conversion, deforestation, and wildlife trade have all contributed to the steady increase in disease spillover over the past several decades.
As in previous years, climate and ecological security issues featured in the briefing and submitted testimonies presented by ODNI and the rest of the IC.
On February 28, 2023, the Readiness Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee held its first hearing of the new Congress, with new Chairman Mike Waltz (R-FL) presiding, a handful of new Members joining the Subcommittee, and a newly minted Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment, Brendan Owens, joining his service counterparts…