Panetta: ‘Climate Change Has a Dramatic Impact on National Security’
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed concern about the defense and development impacts of climate change at a recent Environmental Defense Fund event, writes Arpita Bhattacharyya.
United Nations Misses Broader Climate Change Connection
Laura Conley and Michael Werz deconstruct the final statement on climate change and human security issued earlier this week by the U.N. Security Council.
Nigeria’s Multifaceted Problems Challenge U.S. Policy
Nigeria’s quickly changing demographics are playing host to challenges ranging from environmental degradation to internal conflict, write Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz.
Climate Is a Security Issue
Recent Defense Department reports show that the agency is not yet speaking with one voice on climate security like it should be, writes Laura Conley.
Quadrennial Defense Review Should Spark Interagency Climate Conversation
The Pentagon’s QDR was a critical step toward comprehensive approaches to climate change, but we should see more of this action in the future, write Michael Werz and Kari Manlove.