Climate Security

Climate change is an important issue that must be addressed by all nations multi-laterally. It is certainly one of this century's greatest destabilizing forces which undermines our global economy, threatens our health and increasingly leads to military conflict. Climate change topics include sustainable agriculture, energy security, climate-related conflict and climate negotiations and agreements.

Latest Campaigns

We need strong U.S. leadership at the upcoming Paris summit to secure an effective international agreement on curbing climate change.
American families shouldn't suffer higher taxes in the fight against climate change. Securing a healthy climate can and should pay off for Americans today.
Tell the U.S. Senate to ratify the Constitution for the Oceans.

News and Updates

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By Emily Ervin | April 14, 2016 - 10:00am EDT
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pursue broad benchmarks in food security such as ensuring local food production systems, installing resilient agricultural practices, and maintaining ecosystems. By way of international donors, the UN advocates for these practices to be guaranteed in all countries. Ideally, the involvement of the international community should expand the capacity of the developing [...] Read More
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By Maha Syed | March 09, 2016 - 10:00am EST
What can we do to fight Zika? Zika was first discovered in Uganda in 1947 and was seen as a mild illness. Current events, however, tell a different story. Zika is now one of the most feared diseases, potentially causing cases of microcephaly and Guillian-Barré syndrome. Microcephaly is a condition that causes a baby to be born with a small head and can lead to improper brain development, while Guillain-Barré syndrome can [...] Read More
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By Jennifer Keck | February 24, 2016 - 10:00am EST
The smog-laden skyline of Mexico City may not be a poster child for air pollution much longer. Demand for clean energy is on the rise in Latin America, particularly in Mexico, Brazil, and Chile. Clean-energy acquisitions nearly tripled in the region last year--the highest growth rate in the world, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). An increasing demand for electricity coupled with stricter environmental policies [...] Read More