Event Summary: RADx® Initiative & COVID-19 Solutions

By Dr. Dan Regan The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar on June 8 titled RADx® Initiative & COVID-19 Solutions: Bioengineering at Unprecedented Speed and Scale. As COVID-19 continues to spread and new variants of concern emerge, testing…

Event Summary | U.S. Climate Security Investments: Changing Plans Into Action

By Brigitte Hugh “We have got to get busy deploying dollars and energy and ingenuity to tackle the problem,” said Gillian Caldwell, Chief Climate Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) at a recent Center for Climate and…

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: Challenge Accepted: A Progress Report on the Climate Security Plan for America and Recommendations for the Way Ahead

By Elsa Barron In 2019, the Center for Climate and Security (CCS) released the Climate Security Plan for America, which called on the U.S. President to “recognize climate change as a vital national security threat, and issue a National Strategy…

Event Summary: How are Biological Threats Evolving?

By Lillian Parr On February 18, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar entitled How are Biological Threats Evolving? in a World with COVID-19. Given that we have entered a third year dealing with a relentless global pandemic,…

Event: Decoding the New IPCC report on Climate Impacts: Implications for Security and Adaptation

By Brigitte Hugh Join the Center for Climate and Security on March 8, 2022 from 12-1 p.m. EST for “Decoding the New IPCC report on Climate Impacts: Implications for Security and Adaptation,” a panel discussion featuring report authors and security…

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…

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,…

Looking to 2022: Next Steps for US Climate Security Policy 

By Brigitte Hugh “We’re really on a good path to mainstreaming climate and security...and that’s a major accomplishment,” said Sherri Goodman, Senior Strategist at the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), during a recent CCS event. The event was about…