In this article, Joseph Bouchard analyzes the impact of the NATO 2030 Summit on the alliance’s efforts to plan for security issues related to climate change and the challenge of consensus-building among members as to how this fits within NATO’s remit.
Tag: Climate security
The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: A Korean Perspective
We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Chang Keung Ryong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada on August 19th ET! View the event on our YouTube channel here. The discussion focuses on Canada-Korea relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touches upon many other interesting Read More…
The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: An Indian Perspective
We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India to Canada, on August 11th at 2 PM ET! Watch the full event here on YouTube. The discussion focuses on Canada-India relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touches upon many other interesting subjects! Read More…
The Future of Transpacific Cooperation: A New Zealand Perspective
We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Martin Harvey, High Commissioner of New Zealand to Canada on July 28th! You can watch the recording of the event here. The discussion focused on Canada-New Zealand relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touched upon many other interesting subjects! Read More…
Book Review: The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac
In this article, Hailey Clarke reviews The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac (2020), the key architects of the UN-sponsored Paris Climate Agreement in 2015.
Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
What is Climate Security?
What is climate security? In this article, Ethan Schwartz highlights the need for climate change to be considered in the same discussion as physical security.
Pollution Havens and Climate Security: Is There a Solution?
The notion of Lawrence H. Summers, whereby production that emits an excess quantity of pollution should be done in countries specializing in pollution-intensive industries, highlights a severe collective action problem that is yet to be solved by the international community. With the height of globalization, the implications of the global political economy on the environment Read More…
With fires and floods on the rise, should Canada take a more active stance on climate security?
In light of the latest wave of environmental emergencies gripping the country, David Lazzam examines the possibility of introducing substantial climate security goals to our national defence policy. Do the world’s militaries have a role to play in climate change prevention?