Svetlana Valieva

As the international community observed the UN World Water Day last Friday, March 22, two Central Asian countries were part of important talks at UN Headquarters in New York concerning water-sharing.

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Oceania & Pacific
Jeremy Hance

This week, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear II, the head of U.S. military forces in the Pacific, told The Boston Globe that climate change was the gravest threat in the region. While such an assessment may be surprising, given North Korea's recent nuclear tests, the U.S.

Water
Land & Food
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
James R. Clapper (Remarks)

To the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

Remarks as delivered by James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Rear Admiral David Titley

It’s all about the water.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Coral Davenport

For centuries, the glaciers of the Western Himalayas have fed the Indus River, which flows down the mountains through India and into Pakistan, where it runs the length of the country to the Arabian Sea.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Energy

Moscow, 14 August 2012 — Environmental activists warned Tuesday that drilling for oil in the Russian Arctic could have disastrous consequences because of a lack of technology and infrastructure to deal with a possible spill in a remote region with massive icebergs and heavy storms.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Patricia Grogg

April 26, 2012 - Havanna.

Energy
North America
Peter Apps

3 April 2012 - Washington. This year's frenzy of oil and gas exploration in newly accessible Arctic waters could be the harbinger of even starker changes to come.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Dennis Taenzler

The European Union is not the alone in exploring the means to address potential security implications of climate change. EU and Member States representatives met recently in Berlin, at a briefing session regarding this topic.

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