Implementing the Biden Administration’s Climate Executive Order – The Defense Climate Risk Analysis

By Erin Sikorsky Today marks an important milestone in the execution of the Biden Administration’s climate security strategy. In accordance with the Executive Orders on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration,…

Climate Change and Health Featuring CSR’s Andrea Rezzonico

On October 18, Andrea Rezzonico, Deputy to the CEO and Deputy Director of the Converging Risks Lab, was featured on the Jacobs Sparks Podcast alongside Dr. Nino Kharaishvili, Global Solutions Director of Health Systems Governance at Jacobs. In the interview,…

RELEASE: The Council on Strategic Risks Significantly Expands Its Ecological Security Program

October 20, 2021 -- To fill an urgent gap in understanding and addressing the security implications of global ecological disruption, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) has significantly expanded its Ecological Security Program over the past months, with the help…

Climate Security Fellows Report 2021

By Esther Sperling These are unprecedented times. The world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, while democracies and economies around the globe are tested. Through it all, climate change is destabilizing natural and social systems, and driving new security risks.…

Interview with CSR’s Hon. Andy Weber Selected as a Top Ten Episode of 80,000 Hours Podcast 

The Council on Strategic Risks is pleased to share that Senior Fellow Andy Weber was selected to be featured as one of ten top episodes of the influential 80,000 Hours Podcast.  His episode was selected as one of ten for…

Center for Climate and Security Fellows Selected for Key Positions in the Biden Administration

The Center for Climate and Security (CCS) would like to congratulate its Senior Research Fellows Kate Guy and Dr. Josh Busby for their appointments in the Biden Administration. Ms. Guy will serve as Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of…

New Analysis from the Center for Climate and Security – Ten Years After its Founding

By Francesco Femia and Caitlin WerrellThe Center for Climate and Security (CCS) has been producing cutting-edge analysis of the security risks of climate change since its founding ten years ago - back when few were paying attention to this dimension…

Yong-Bee Lim Selected for Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Editorial Fellows Program

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is pleased to share the announcement that Nolan Center Fellow, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, has been selected as one of seven fellows to be a part of the inaugural class for the Bulletin of the…

The U.S. Department of Defense Releases its Climate Adaptation Plan  

Today, the U.S. Federal Government released Climate Adaptation Plans from all of its agencies. The Department of Defense (DoD) plan can be found here, as well as a statement from Secretary of Defense Austin and the DoD press release.  It’s…

We’re Hiring: Program Assistant for the Center for Climate and Security

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) seeks to hire a full-time program assistant for its Center for Climate and Security (CCS), an institute of CSR. This is an entry-level position focused on addressing climate security risks and solutions. The person…