Climate change and its security implications are placing considerable pressures on peacebuilding efforts in Somalia. The country is currently experiencing its worst drought in over four decades, with an unprecedented fourth consecutive failed rainy season recently concluded in May 2022.

Organized environmental crime has become one of the fastest-growing types of organized crime. In many conflict-affected contexts, it is the primary source of financing for non-state armed groups.
The effects of climate change and water insecurity remain pressing issues – not only for Iraqis’ daily lives, but also for the country’s security.
Environment of Peace: Security in a New Era of Risk surveys the evolving risk landscape and documents a number of developments that indicate a pathway to solutions – in international law and policy, in peacekeeping operations
As we have previously covered, militaries are both affected by climate change and contribute to it.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility of our global system and the rife inequality across our world. It has also demonstrated clearly that business-as-usual is not fit to address current global challenges.
India’s giant heat wave is having ripple effects for the world’s food supply.