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

Chile, Spain, Dubai, solar energy, renewable energy, climate change
By Jennifer Keck | September 04, 2016 - 12:00pm EDT
Chile has officially debunked the argument that coal is cheaper than solar. Solarpack Corp. Technologica, a Spanish developer, won contracts to sell solar power for $29.10 per megawatt-hour at an energy auction in August, the lowest price ever. Not only does this beat out the deal in Dubai from last May, it went for almost half the price of coal at the same event. Chilean solar power is now at one of the lowest rates for [...] Read More
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