This manual is a compilation of introductory texts and the most relevant reports in the field of climate change and security. It covers the issue of how climate change converges with other global pressures, such as population growth, uncontrolled urbanisation, increased demand for resources and environmental degradation, to exacerbate global security challenges and intensify instability in fragile societies. Furthermore, it gives an insight into the synergies between climate change adaptation and peacebuilding.
The Climate change and security Handbook answers questions such as:
The handbook also discusses entry points to alleviate climate security pressures. Interactive tools in the handbook will help you understand the manifold findings on the subject and potential solutions.