CSR Board Member Dr. Marcus King Takes New Position at Georgetown University

By Elsa Barron Vice Chair of the Board at the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR), Dr. Marcus King, has taken a new position at Georgetown University, where he is now a Professor of the Practice in Environment and International Affairs…

RELEASE: Amid European Heat Wave, International Military Network Releases Report Warning of Security Risks of Climate Change in the Balkans

Intensifying climate change impacts may heighten existing post-conflict tensions, threaten Europe’s broader climate goals, and increase the region's susceptibility to influence from the Russian and Chinese governments.

Lyston Lea Joins the Center for Climate and Security Advisory Board

By Brigitte Hugh The Center for Climate and Security is pleased and honored to announce that Lyston Lea has joined its distinguished Advisory Board of military and national security leaders. This group supports CCS leadership by providing substantive and strategic…

RELEASE: Decarbonized Defense: Kicking off the World Climate and Security Report 2022

June 7, 2022 —  Today the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS Expert Group) launched a new report, Decarbonized Defense: The Need for Clean Military Power in the Age of Climate Change, the first…

The Legacy of Climate Security Leadership: Sherri Goodman on Heat of the Moment

By Pauline Baudu In the words of Heat of the Moment host, CNN climate change analyst John D. Sutter: “The United States military is one of the largest consumers of fossil fuels in the world. Yet, what is less known…

Event Summary and Video: Jumpstarting Clean Technology for National Security

By Brigitte Hugh “The demand signals we send today will induce suppliers or innovators to develop and scale those new [sustainable] technologies,” said Varun Sivaram, Senior Director for Clean Energy and Innovation in the Office of US Special Presidential Envoy…

States of Emergency: Climate Change Risks to U.S. Military Installations in 2021 

By John Conger and Erin Sikorsky On January 5, the Washington Post published an analysis of climate change-related emergencies in 2021 and concluded that more than 40 percent of Americans live in counties that were covered by federal disaster declarations…

Event: Jumpstarting Demand for Climate Solutions – The First Movers Coalition and US National Security

By Brigitte Hugh On January 13, 2022, join the Center for Climate and Security as we host Jumpstarting Demand for Climate Solutions: The First Movers Coalition and US National Security, a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Department of Defense,…