The Collaborative Institute

Building Connections

September 29, 2010
by The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS)

How Does Climate Change Affect Human Security?

At the Collaborative Institute, we strive to communicate the critical interdependent intersections between oceans, climate and security. The following articles underline these connections and begin to explore the consequences of climate change on human and national security.

New York Times: Extreme Heat Bleaches Coral, and Threat Is Seen

CNN: Why Is ‘Food Security’ Sparking Unrest?

Environment & Energy Daily: GOP Accuses Dems of Grandstanding at Extreme Weather Briefing (9/24/10)

What do you think: What happens to human security as resources become more scarce due to climate change? Can the effects of climate change be offset or prevented by timely legislation?



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