Given the transversal, and universal, nature of the climate challenge, what priorities should shape foreign policy action on climate issues in the decade ahead? What should be the focus of European climate diplomacy? The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), the l'Institute du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) and adelphi organized a meeting of senior experts and practitioners to review and build on the outcomes of COP21. The discussions revealed important ideas for using European foreign policy tools to address climate mitigation, adaptation, and finance, for responding to climate-related security and migration risks, and for improving EU climate diplomacy.
This report focuses on energy-water conflicts which are linked to the coal industry's impact on current and future water demand. Published by Greenpeace International, the study features five case studies of water conflicts due to coal expansion and identifies regions in which already existing and planned coal plants will further aggravate water scarcity.
Options and Proposals for the International Governance of Geoengineering. Climate Change 14/2014. On behalf of the Federal Environment Agency (Germany).
Climate change in UK security policy: implications for development assistance? Working Paper 342. London: Overseas Development Institute.
Global Food Responsibility. The European Union and the United States Must Chart a New Path. CIDSE-IATP Policy Paper. Brussels.