Exploring the Security Implications of Climate Change


Research Assesses Political Vulnerability to Climate Change

18 Apr 2010

Political Marginalization, Climate Change, and Conflict in African Sahel States by CCAPS researcher Clionadh Raleigh discusses the probability of increased communal conflict in African states due to the “political vulnerability” of groups to climate change. From an initial examination of communal conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa, the risk of conflict depends largely on the size and…

Call for Papers on Environmental Security

04 Mar 2010

The CCAPS program issued its first call for papers on environmental security, open exclusively to scholars from and based in Africa. The Call for Papers is co-sponsored by the Strauss Center, the Institute for Security Studies, and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.

CCAPS Hosts Policy Forum in DC

02 Mar 2010

On Wednesday, March 3, the Strauss Center co-sponsored a discussion forum on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) with the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at National Defense University and Meridian International Center. The forum gave the Strauss Center’s CCAPS research team an opportunity to present its research design and discuss what policymakers want…

Council on Foreign Relations Releases Strauss Fellow’s Report on Climate Change

03 Dec 2007

The Council on Foreign Relations released a report today by Strauss Fellow Joshua Busby on the security consequences of climate change. In Climate Change and National Security: An Agenda for Action, Busby goes beyond the diagnosis of the problem of climate change and makes recommendations for action. Busby also participated in a podcast discussion on…

Strategic Victimhood in Sudan

31 May 2006

In a recent New York Times op-ed, Assistant Professor Alan Kuperman argues that the key to rescuing Darfur is to reverse recent incentives.