In the Niger River Basin, climate change, an exploding population, and paltry infrastructure have formed a perfect storm for a new era of conflict.
CCAPS researchers Ashley Moran and Clionadh Raleigh, with co-author Yacob Mulugetta, published a new paper with the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC), exploring how local-level conflict and environmental data can assist policymakers and researchers in assessing links bet
From the Roman poet Juvenal’s observations about bread and circuses to Marie Antoinette’s proclamation, “let them eat cake!” the link between food and political stability is well established in pop culture. In academic and policy circles, however, it’s a source of considerable debate.
As the world's population soars past 7 billion, farmland and freshwater are becoming increasingly valuable resources.
Experts in Ethiopia, Nepal, Jamaica and Uganda explain how they are preparing for future global warming impacts.
Ask a meeting of 50 climate change specialists what they mean by “resilience” and you’re likely to get 50 different answers.
Every branch of the United States Military is worried about climate change. They have been since well before it became controversial.
Global ground water supplies, crucial for sustaining agriculture, are being depleted at an alarming rate with dangerous security implications, a leading scientist said.
The worst drought to grip Săo Paulo, Brazil and neighboring states in 80 years is wreaking havoc on the local population. As of late October, key reservoirs hold less than two weeks’ worth of drinking water.
Food security and malnutrition rates across the Sahel are deteriorating, due in large part to ongoing conflict and instability in the Central African Republic (CAR), northern Mali, and northeast Nigeria, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
“We could be the last Latin American and Caribbean generation living together with hunger.”
Is water so scarce that it could lead to war between the U.S. and Canada over ownership of the valuable substance?
The 2014 National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) was released this week. This is the third NIS, a strategy document developed approximately every four years.
September 3-5 marked the most recent NATO summit in Cardiff, Wales.