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Update: Global Security Defense Index on Climate Change
The American Security Project (ASP) has just released an updated version of its Global Security Defense Index on Climate Change, which examines how national security establishments across the globe view (and address) climate change. The update hones in on a handful of specific countries, including Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Guyana, India, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Here is a description of the index, and update ,from the ASP website: (more…)
Yes, Climate Change is a Problem in South America Too
For one reason or another, South America seems to get short shrift in the public sphere when it comes to the challenges of climate change. As an antidote to this, here’s a new study by Catherine Hickey and Tony Weis which explores the risks of sea level rise on Guyana’s primarily low-lying, coastal infrastructure (and population), and examines “efforts of the Guyanese state to prioritize climate change adaptation.”