Here are a list of notable tweets on climate and security matters from the past week. If we’ve missed any, let us know.
@CntrClimSec Clapper, former director
@ODNIgov on climate: “That’s an area that the intelligence community, for its part, needs to spend a lot more time on. Climate change is happening…it has huge national security implications.” https://www.wibc.com/news/local-news/clapper-indiana-former-intelligence-dir-shootings-coats-climate-change …
@MCC_Berlin “#Climate protection important for security” – #MCC Director/designated @PIK_Climate Director Edenhofer w/ German Foreign Minister #Maas at @UN in New York. @AuswaertigesAmt https://www.mcc-berlin.net/en/media/press-information/press-release-detail/article/edenhofer-accompanies-foreign-minister-maas-to-united-nations.html
@Menlu_RI During working lunch with Permanent Representatives from Island countries (29/3), Indonesia’s contribution in addressing climate change was deeply recognized in international forum. Pacific island Ambassadors also emphasized Indonesia strategic role as development partner for many developing countries including Pacific Island countries Climate change and its security implications is an issue of paramount importance for Indonesia as part of Island countries.
@CntrClimSec Pacific Partnership Works to Strengthen Climate Security Preparedness and Cooperation https://climateandsecurity.org/2018/03/29/pacific-partnership-works-to-strengthen-climate-security-preparedness-and-cooperation/
@Sticklor Interested in learning how the @USAIDLAC-funded @ParaAguaProject is building technical & financial capacity for smarter #h2o resource management decisions to help communities navigate #flooding, #drought & accelerated glacial melt in #Peru & #Colombia? https://medium.com/usaid-global-waters/helping-latin-america-build-resilience-in-the-face-of-water-scarcity-6de17cb1a944
@NOAANCEIclimate March 27: Abnormal dryness and drought are affecting nearly 108 million people across the United States http://www.drought.gov #DroughtMonitor
@CaptPeterOlive Corporal Phillips a UK @Defence_Medical doing great work to help local responders deal with first aid emergencies. Really important in the Pacific region where adverse storms and other disasters can hit at any time. https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4246579/180327-n-mw694-0013
@CaptPeterOlive Great humanitarian disaster relief exercise today building on all previous training by our medical, engineer and other experts. Proves also the versatility of the Spearhead Class for roles like this in difficult to access places like Yap.
@MidAtlanticRISA “Really our goal is to enhance the capability of communities to prepare and respond to the disastrous impact of sea level rise and coastal flooding” -Jon Derek Loftis of @VIMS_News on next gen flood monitoring in SE Virginia https://statescoop.com/the-next-generation-of-flood-monitoring-is-being-built-in-southeastern-virginia#.WrpioL-mQTM.twitter
@GermanyDiplo FM @HeikoMaas: Apart from questions of conflict management we also want to put preemptive foreign policy issues on the agenda. This includes, for example, the question in how far climate change and security policy are related.
@ClimateHome NEW: UN Security Council warns of climate threat to Somalia peacekeeping, reports
@zackerydd http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/03/28/un-security-council-warns-climate-threat-somalia-peacekeeping/ …
@CCL_Nebraska Learn about how #climate change impacts national security and global stability. @GreenUNL will be hosting a screen of @AoConsequences on April 12th at 7PM at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at @UNLincoln for #Earthstock! #UN https://asun.unl.edu/earthstock-events …
@CntrClimSec Military plans to build energy-efficient Marine Corps base on Guam https://www.postguam.com/news/local/military-plans-to-build-energy-efficient-base/article_fa417380-2377-11e8-9845-8f03e373be04.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share … via
@fema 18 to 24 year-olds: Travel the country, gain new skills, and work on a variety of disaster-related projects. Apply for FEMA Corps by April 1 to start serving in July 2018. Begin your application here: http://americorps.gov/femacorps
@marknevitt Starting this afternoon: Discussing Law of the Sea and the Arctic @AUWCL with @JamesKraska and other esteemed scholars! http://nationalsecuritylawbrief.com/2018/03/21/announcing-the-spring-2018-symposium … Free and open to the public! #climatechange #Arctic @TrumanProject
@climatesociety New Columbia World Project to Address Climate Risks to Food in Six Countries https://mailchi.mp/iri/cwp-actoday-announce
@EWCinWashington We’re excited to release Asia Pacific Bulletin Special Series “Oceania in 2018” curated by
@CleoPaskal presents several perspectives on key regional issues. @pro_torp @ChathamHouse #Asia #Pacific https://www.eastwestcenter.org/publications/browse-all-series/asia-pacific-bulletin/oceania …
@geoffdabelko Enjoyed chairing this recent @PRIOupdates @TheWilsonCenter session on #Climate Change and #Conflict: New Research for #Defense, #Diplomacy & #Development https://goo.gl/7mHU9o @NewSecurityBeat @busbyj2 @buhaug
@Rabs_AA CSSPR hosted a thought provoking lecture by Dr. Tariq Banuri on Climate Change and Security today. It was a great learning experience. Humbling as well for we know very little about climate change and how it impacts us.
@camillaborn Today the UN Security Council are adopting a new mandate for
@UNSomalia recognizing the need for more climate risk assessment and management strategies to #SustainPeace in the country http://www.whatsinblue.org/2018/03/somalia-council-to-renew-mandate-of-un-assistance-mission-in-somalia-unsom.php …
@GRI_LSE How military planning & collaboration could play a key role in helping South Asian countries respond to climate change https://thediplomat.com/2018/03/how-war-games-can-help-south-asia-respond-to-climate-change/ … Via @Diplomat_APAC
@theheraldsun Australia will suffer more extreme bushfires and floods as climate change heightens the severity of natural hazards, a national security inquiry has been warned.
@MMUzairK Our Standing Committee on Climate Change focused on water security issues today, one of the most pressing issues under CC. Got a special briefing from @leadpakistan by @atsheikh. #water #Pakistan # ClimateChange
@ArcticInstitute Less than a month left to High North Dialogue 2018! Looking forward to discuss
#Arctic growth, #smartcities #China‘s role in the Arctic and much more! @HNDialogue @HNCenter #HND2018 https://buff.ly/2oR0s6h
@reliefweb #Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees have nowhere to evacuate if a cyclone hits their overcrowded camps @NRC_Norway https://reliefweb.int/report/bangladesh/rohingya-refugees-bracing-another-disaster
@unisdr Governments from Asia, the world’s most disaster-prone region meet in
#Mongolia in July to accelerate efforts to prevent disasters and tackle #climatechange while reviewing progress in reducing #disaster losses #SendaiFramework #SDGs #GlobalGoals https://bit.ly/2ujv5Hy
@Diplomat_APAC How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change https://thediplomat.com/2018/03/how-war-games-can-help-south-asia-respond-to-climate-change/