Climate Change
Capacity Building
Europe
Richard Youngs

Climate change plays an increasingly important role in European security debates. The European Union (EU) has begun to develop “climate security” strategies that address the strategic and political impacts of climate change.

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Global Issues
Dennis Taenzler, adelphi

It has become a trend of sorts to publish an assessment of the most recent scientific findings related to climate change in the run up to the next high level event of international climate negotiations. After Copenhagen 2009 the next such event is now scheduled for Paris at the end of 2015.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Europe
adelphi

Which dynamics will play a key role in determining whether climate change leads to more insecurity and instability over the next 50 years? And which are adequate preventive measures? Three new studies on behalf of OSCE and EEA give resoucreful insights to answer these questions.

The Center for Climate and Security

The U.S. Department of Defense just released its 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review. As the name implies, DoD releases this report every four years as a way of articulating its strategic direction.

Climate Change
16 February, 2014

Remarks on Climate Change

John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State

[...] It’s really a pleasure for me to be able to be back in Jakarta, back in Indonesia, where you have one of the richest ecosystems on Earth.

Climate Change
Global Issues
Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs (Speech at Mercator Foundation event “climate change as an international policy challenge

“Climate change as an international policy challenge”. Ten years ago you would no doubt have found a question mark at the end of such a title. Nowadays you would expect an exclamation mark!

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia

The U.S. State Department has just released its “2014 U.S. Climate Action Report to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.” As announced on the official website:

Water
Capacity Building
Climate Change
Europe
Svetlana Valieva

In the run-up to the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius on November 28th, the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan met in an attempt to restart negotiations over the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Climate Change
Energy
Capacity Building
North America
U.S. Department of Defense

I am grateful for the opportunity to be here and participate in a very important forum.  Thank you, Minister Nicholson, for your hospitality.  And I recognize as well our friend Peter Mackay for his imagination, and resourcefulness, innovation, leadership, and a driving force behind this institut

Water
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
Dennis Taenzler, adelphi

Haiyan wasn’t actually on the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP) participants list which just started in Warsaw on 11 November.

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