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.

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We need strong U.S. leadership at the upcoming Paris summit to secure an effective international agreement on curbing climate change.
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News and Updates

Guatemala, Climate Change, German Society for International Cooperation, Agriculture, Food Security
By Jennifer Keck | July 24, 2016 - 5:55pm EDT
Plagued by rising temperatures, droughts, and elevated carbon dioxide levels, Central America's agricultural sector hangs in the balance. But the Guatemalan town of San Miguel Chicaj in Baja Verapaz may have the answer to this increasingly worrisome problem. With support from the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), San Miguel Chicaj will soon be home to an agro-ecological center designed to serve as a [...] Read More
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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