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ASP’s Global Security Defense Index on Climate Change: Preliminary Results

U.S._Unified_Command_Plan_Map_2011-04-06Under the direction of Andrew Holland and Xander Vagg, the American Security Project (ASP) has released preliminary results from what will most certainly be an excellent and invaluable resource: “The Global Security Defense Index on Climate Change.” The Index “analyzes how governments around the world and their militaries plan for and anticipate the strategic threats of climate change.” According to the authors: (more…)

The Center on Climate Change and Instability in Africa

The International Relations and Security Network’s “Security Watch” just published an interesting piece on connections between climate change and instability in Africa. The article includes extended quotes from us here at the Center for Climate and Security, as well as notable experts Dr. Joshua Busby of UT Austin, and David Waskow at Oxfam America. Worth a look.

Andrew Holland and Cleo Paskal on the National Security Implications of Climate Change

The American Security Project’s Andrew Holland and Chatham House’s Cleo Paskal recently had an interesting and lively discussion¬†on the national security implications of climate change, including direct impacts on DoD infrastructure and indirect impacts to the international security landscape. On a related note, you may also want to check out ASP’s interactive state-by-state assessment of projected climate change impacts in the United States, which includes estimates on the costs of climate change to state infrastructures and economies.

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