The Hague Declaration on Planetary Security


Climate change to return to UN Security Council agenda under Dominican Republic presidency
At 4pm CET on Friday 25th January 2019, the UN Security Council will hold an open debate addressing the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security. President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic will chair the meeting, which will also include the participation of several member states at ministerial level.
New IRENA report on ‘the geopolitics of the energy transformation’ to be presented at PSI Conference 2019
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a new report on the geopolitical implications of the global energy transformation driven by renewables, which argues the transition is likely to diffuse power and reduce energy-related conflict.
UK Ministry of Defence identifies climate change and resource use among the highest risks to defence and security
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has launched a new report which places climate and related risks among the highest impact and certainty threats to defence and security. ‘The Future Starts Today’, the sixth edition of the Global Strategic Trends report, identifies increasing environmental stress as one of six key trends up to 2045 that require action.