Briefer: Climate Change a “Top Tier Threat” in the 2022 U.S. National Security Strategy

By Sherri Goodman, Holly Kaufman, and Pauline Baudu The Biden Administration’s new National Security Strategy (NSS), released in October 2022, elevates attention and focus on climate security beyond any prior NSS. The security risks of climate change get the attention…

Read, Watch, Listen: CCS Across the Web | October 2022

By Brigitte Hugh Welcome to “Read, Watch, Listen” from the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a monthly round-up highlighting some of the articles, interviews, and podcasts featuring the CCS network of experts.   In October, anticipation of the 27th…

Five Climate Security Angles to Consider at the Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh

By Erin Sikorsky and Brigitte Hugh As the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change kicks off in Egypt next week, a wide range of climate change issues will be discussed. Wondering how…

Read, Watch, Listen: CCS Across the Web | September 2022

By Brigitte Hugh Welcome to “Read, Watch, Listen” from the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a monthly round-up highlighting some of the articles, interviews, and podcasts featuring the CCS network of experts.   Over the summer, governments across the…

Monkeypox and the Convergence of Climate, Ecological, and Biological Security Risks

By Brigitte Hugh, Lillian Parr, and Dr. Dan Regan A recent study published in Nature found that 218 of the 375 infectious diseases that have impacted humanity have been exacerbated by climate hazards intensified by greenhouse gas emissions. In addition,…

In Focus: The Interwoven Roots of Systemic Food Insecurity in Palestine

By Elsa Barron The recent escalation of violence between Israel and Gaza reached a tentative pause in early August, but the systemic shocks of conflict will continue to ripple through the Gaza Strip as local communities attempt to regain their…