Climate Change More Prominent Than Ever at Munich Security Conference with "World Climate Security Report 2020" Release

Munich Security Conference Main Stage Event on Climate and Security, Feb 15, 2020. From Left: Jennifer Morgan (GPI), Kent Walker (Google), Patricia Espinosa Cantellano (UNFCCC), Lindsey Graham (U.S. Senator), General (Ret) Tom Middendorp (International Military Council on Climate and Security),…

RELEASE: International Military Council Issues “World Climate and Security Report 2020” at Munich Security Conference

Munich, Germany, February 13, 2020 —  This year climate change is more central than ever at the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the leading international forum for senior military, security and foreign policy leaders, with the release of the inaugural “World…

New Zealand Defence Leadership Meets with Council on Strategic Risks

On January 25, New Zealand's Minister of Defence Ron Mark, and a team of senior defense leaders including the New Zealand Secretary of Defence and Chief of the Navy, met with the Council on Strategic Risks' leadership, including from the…

Climate and National Security on MSNBC with CCS Director John Conger

The Hon. John Conger, Director of CSR's Center for Climate and Security and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment, appeared on MSNBC's Velshi and Ruhle show yesterday, to discuss climate change impacts on the U.S. military,…

The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot

Earlier this year, The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) convened its multidisciplinary Working Group on Climate, Nuclear, and Security Affairs to further investigate the intersections of these trends.  In the forthcoming weeks, CSR will publish a series of posts expanding…