As one of the world's fastest-growing environmental initiatives, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) renewed its call today for rapid action to reduce some of the greatest hazards to human health.

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.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Debay Tadesse (ISS)

In the lead-up to the current crisis in Mali, the impact of climate change should have been a part of the preparation process undertaken by policy makers.

Climate Change
Global Issues
Jim Lobe

Defence establishments around the world increasingly see climate change as posing potentially serious threats to national and international security, according to a review of high-level statements by the world’s governments released here Thursday.  

Climate Change
Middle East & North Africa
Mehmet Burk

The humanitarian crisis in Syria continues to evolve into one of the most severe complex emergencies in the global community. With 1,000,000 refugees and 4 million people in need of assistance, the Syrian conflict encompasses dimensions of geopolitics, culture, development and economics.

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.

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

Joe Hitchon

More than three dozen national security officials, members of Congress and military leaders are warning of the threat climate change poses to U.S. national security, the latest in an indicator that U.S.

Global Issues

In this interview, Alexander Carius, Managing Director at adelphi, speaks about needs and priorities for climate security and its relevance for climate diplomacy from a think tank perspective.

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Rear Admiral David Titley

It’s all about the water.