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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.

By Arpita Bhattacharyya | Monday, May 7, 2012

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.

By Laura Conley and Michael Werz | Friday, July 22, 2011

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.

By Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz | Thursday, August 5, 2010

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.

By Laura Conley | Monday, April 5, 2010

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.

By Michael Werz and Kari Manlove | Thursday, February 11, 2010

Climate Change on the Move

book_alt2 icon Report The United States should use a sustainable security framework to deal with the challenges climate migration poses, write Michael Werz and Kari Manlove.

By Michael Werz and Kari Manlove | Tuesday, December 8, 2009