Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Environment & Migration
Land & Food
Security
Water
Global Issues
Map of global environmental conflicts: https://factbook.ecc-platform.org/

Resolving environmental conflicts is important for creating and sustaining peace. But the connections between environmental problems and social or political conflicts are complex. Environmental changes are rarely, if ever, the sole driver of tensions and violence. The ECC Factbook investigates climate-security links and offers a detailed, interactive map to explore more than 120 case studies. The editorial team is happy to announce 5 new features that make it even easier to access relevant information. Try them out and learn about environment, conflict and cooperation!

 

1. A new ‘slideshow’ function for the conceptual model allows you to explore climate-conflict dynamics in more detail.

 

2. Short texts summarise the main conflict mechanisms described in each case study.

 

3. Icons in the embedded maps of the factsheets show locations of interest.

 

4. More information is displayed when clicking on the icons.

 

5. Short texts summarise the climate adaptation and resilience-building measures described in each case study.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Environment & Migration
Land & Food
Security
Water
Global Issues
Stella Schaller, adelphi

Understanding climate risks is crucial to ensuring effective and sustainable conflict prevention. On 11 July, Sweden will hold the first meeting in the UN Security Council since 2011 on climate-related security risks, to better understand how climate change impacts security, and enhance UN responses across the conflict cycle.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Cities
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Land & Food
Water
Asia
Dhanasree Jayaram, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

As Day Zeroes are becoming commonplace across the world, India needs to prepare itself for the worst-ever water crisis by establishing a network of water policies and programmes, ranging from community engagement to multilateral/bilateral collaboration.   

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Conflict Transformation
Environment & Migration
Security
Europe
Stella Schaller, adelphi

The EU Parliamentary Committees on the Environment and Foreign Affairs yesterday, 3 July 2018, voted for a report on EU Climate Diplomacy and emphasized the EU’s responsibility to lead on climate action as well as conflict prevention.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
adelphi

It’s that time of the year: once again the Climate Diplomacy Week provided the space for EU delegations around the world to engage with communities and partner organisations on issues of climate change.