Security Highlights from the Leaders Summit on Climate

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. kicks off the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 2021.  By Erin Sikorsky Last week’s Leaders Summit on Climate made history for many reasons -- because of the number…

A Climate Security Plan for NATO: Collective Defense for the 21st Century

This is an excerpt from an article published in Environmental Affairs, a journal from Policy Exchange By Erin Sikorsky and Sherri Goodman Since its founding in 1949, the core organising principle of NATO has remained the same: collective defense. An…

A Climate Change Framework for the UK’s Ministry of Defence – Lessons for NATO?

By Dr. Marc Kodack The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) recently commissioned RAND Europe to examine climate change’s effects on MOD’s activities, and its attendant security implications, to assist the MOD in creating an updated climate change strategy. This examination…