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Climate and Security Week(s) in Review: Jan 1-27

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INDOPACOM service members continue to aid FEMA operations on Saipan and Tinian as they recover from the second-worst storm ever to hit U.S. soil. https://www.dvidshub.net/news/306686/

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past several weeks. If we’ve missed any, let us know.

Top Line Highlights

– UN Security Council Debate on Climate Security (here)
– US Department of Defense report to Congress on Climate Risks (here)
– US National Intelligence Strategy and Climate Risks (here)
– New Climate and Security Podcast Episodes with Francesco Femia, Caitlin Werrell & Sherri Goodman (here)
– Record-breaking heatwave in Australia (here)


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Climate and Security Week(s) In Review: Dec 3-31

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COP24 Climate Security, Big Data and the Responsibility to Prepare Side Event with Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin, Former Netherlands Chief of Defense Gen. Tom Middendorp, David Paul, Environment Minister of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Camilla Born, E3G (Photo by E3G)

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past several weeks. If we’ve missed any, let us know. This is a long one…

  • Dec 30 – Catherine McKenna – “There are not many military threats that directly loom over Canadians as the country heads into the new year. But of those that do, one of the most significant is the increased frequency of major natural disasters.” via @cathmckenna

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Climate and Security Week(s) in Review: Nov 19 – Dec 3

Citizen-Soldier helps contain California's deadliest fire

A U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on a mission to drop water on the deadly Camp Fire (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Crystal Housman)

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past several weeks. If we’ve missed any, let us know.

  • Dec 1 – The latest installment of the National Climate Assessment mentions national security in a dozen different chapters, including a new one that focuses on how global warming affects U.S. international interests. https://t.co/bGzLEqB543 via @EENewsUpdates
  • Dec 1 – The global responsibility to prepare for intersecting climate and nuclear risks https://t.co/G2rdTKacER via @CntrClimSec

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Climate and Security Week(s) in Review: November 5-18

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Jackson Hole Global Forum Climate Change and National Security Panel

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past several weeks. If we’ve missed any, let us know.

  • Nov 18 – Kenneth Matheson, an unmanned aircraft system pilot with , prepares his fixed-wing drone before a flight Nov. 17. Matheson and the UAS team were asked to deploy to Florida to support recovery operations following Hurricane
  • Nov 18 – Lots of discussion about climate change in the 116th Congress – Here’s a look specifically at | Forecast: Climate Change and Security in the 116th Congress https://t.co/LZcQ3BMxKY

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