Moderator: Peter Schwartzstein

CCS Journalist in Residence
About Moderator: Peter Schwartzstein

Peter Schwartzstein is a British-American journalist based in Cairo. He mostly writes about Middle Eastern geopolitics, with a particular focus on trans-boundary water issues, food security, the conflict-climate change nexus, and refugee movements. His work regularly appears in National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Newsweek and the BBC. He has reported from more than 20 countries, including Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and Ethiopia. As of 2018, he joined the Center for Climate and Security (a consortium partner of PSI), a non-partisan DC-based think tank, as a non-resident research fellow.