No Time for Half Measures: A Security Perspective on the New IPCC Report on Mitigation

By Sofie Bliemel and Brigitte Hugh The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III (WGIII) on Mitigation released its contribution to the Sixth Assessment Cycle (AR6) on April 4 after the longest approval plenary in the IPCC’s history.…

EVENT SUMMARY: IPCC Authors Underscore Importance of Governance, Adaptation to Reduce Climate Vulnerability

By Brigitte Hugh  Our responses to climate challenges, or lack thereof, increasingly play a role in the severity of impacts on human systems. That’s part of “what makes climate risks so challenging to manage,” said Dr. Katherine Mach, a lead…

New IPCC Report Calls for Adapting Today to Ensure Tomorrow’s Climate Security

By Brigitte Hugh and Sofie Bliemel  “The future depends on us, not the climate,” said Dr. Helen Adams from King’s College London, a lead author of the Working Group II (WGII) contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC)…

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…