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Countries Should Assess Climate Risk the Way they Assess Other Security Risks
This is a cross-post by Jay Gulledge. The original article can be found here.
National security leaders deal with deep uncertainty on a daily basis about everything from North Korea’s ability to produce a nuclear weapon to the location and timing of the next terrorist attack by non-state actors such as ISIS and al-Qaida. Security decision-makers don’t use uncertainty as an excuse to ignore security threats.
Climate Change and Security Conferences: Fall/Winter 2013
There are some interesting conferences on the horizon investigating the risks of climate change. Many of these are either streaming the conference live or will post conference videos and materials at a later date, so even if you are not able to attend in person, you can check them out. We will update this list as we come across others. (more…)
Nicholas Stern: I underestimated the risks
The Guardian reported on Saturday that Nicholas Stern, who authored a highly respected and influential and review on climate change commissioned by the UK government in 2006, has stated that he underestimated the pace of climatic change, and the associated risks. From the article: (more…)