Civil Society
Global Issues
01 December, 2016

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Climate Change
Security
Global Issues
Megan Darby

As US puts pressure on NATO members to increase defence spending, EU foreign affairs chief argues fighting climate change prevents instability.

 

UN Climate Change Newsroom

At the annual Munich Security Conference, the UN’s top climate change official UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa gave an opening address at a discussion on human security and climate security. In her address, she called for a reframing of the narrative around climate change, given its far-ranging implications for global peace and stability.

Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
chinadialogue
In the event of the US leaving the Paris Agreement what will be the reaction of the other signatories? Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States has raised serious concerns about whether the US will continue to work with its international partners on climate change. At this critical juncture, chinadialogue asks experts from China, the US, and India, how countries might ratchet up their efforts in the event of limited US action or an effort to withdraw from the agreement entirely.
Climate Diplomacy
Water
Global Issues
07 February, 2017

Water Connects

Dr. Thomas Vetter

With water resources under increasing pressure, transboundary water management and cooperation are becoming more and more important in shared river basins and should correspondingly step up on the diplomatic agenda. The paper “Water connects” outlines the available options and provides the scientific underpinning for future-oriented narratives and desirable action in water diplomacy.