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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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Climate and Security Week(s) in Review: Oct 22-Nov 4

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Germany UN Security Council Climate Security Expert Group 2018, Photo By Germany UN

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 4 -Watching – The Climate and Security Podcast: Episode One with John Conger https://t.co/zuWoTPq7nc via @CntrClimSec

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Climate and Security Week in Review: Oct 15-21

BusbyClimateExposureMapHere 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.

  • Oct 21 -“It’s obvious some of the violence we are observing… is directly linked to the impact of climate change.” So important to understand climate change is here now, and acting as a security threat multiplier. | Climate change is exacerbating world conflicts, says Red Cross president. https://t.co/Aer9UmlrSz via @ErikSolheim @Guardian
  • Oct 21 -A Security Analysis of the New IPCC Report: Prevent 2°C, Prepare for 1.5°, and Do So Responsibly https://t.co/7phTxfgUf3 via @CntrClimSec

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Climate and Security Week(s) in Review: Oct 1-14

AMO Black Hawk crew surveys damage in Hurricane Michael's wake

Warehouses destroyed by Hurricane Michael near Panama City, Fla., are visible during a flyover by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection air and marine operations crew, Oct. 11, 2018. Photo By: Glenn Fawcett

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.

  • Oct 14 -Air security and defense for the continental U.S. is being handled out of an “alternate location” after Hurricane Michael virtually destroyed Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., last week. https://t.co/JAxg7TZpAN via @starsandstripes

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