The Stockholm Hub on Environment, Climate and Security provides evidence-based insights on building security and prosperity and strengthening resilience in the face of a changing climate. It combines the strengths of four leading research institutes: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University (SRC). The Hub is funded by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


22 Nov

The link between climate change and security

As the Swedish government plans for future scenarios with implications from climate change and environmental degradation, and is involved in climate negotiations, the Stockholm Hub will play a key...

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HLP World Water Week
7 Oct

Hub hosts high-level panel at World Water Week

On 31 August, the Stockholm Hub on Environment, Climate and Security convened a High-Level Panel on Climate and Peace. Held as part of the World Water Week, the session...

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Stockholm +50
2 Jun

Stockholm Hub at Stockholm +50

On 2–3 June, the global environmental community gathered for Stockholm +50. Hosted by Sweden and Kenya, the meeting combined sessions, dialogues, side events, and webinars on the theme ‘A...

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Research on climate and security

A Just Transition for Climate Change Adaptation: Towards Just Resilience and Security in a Globalising World →

This policy brief aims to expand our collective view of justice in adaptation by considering the globally interconnected nature of our economies and societies.

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Climate-related Security Risks in the 2020 Updated Nationally Determined Contributions →

This SIPRI Insights paper analyses how the 2020 updated NDCs (16 submissions as of October 2020) discuss climate-related security risks and compares them with 2015.

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Policy Responses to Climate-related Security Risks: The African Union →

This Background Paper provides a comprehensive overview of the AU’s climate security policy landscape for interested policymakers in Africa and beyond.

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Cascading climate impacts: A new factor in European policy-making →

This policy brief from the CASCADES project sets out the challenge the European Union faces in factoring in cross-border and cascading climate impacts as it revises its climate adaptation strategy.

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Framing and Responding to Climate-related Security Risks in Swedish Development Cooperation →

This paper contributes to the burgeoning research on the integration of climate-related security risks by organizations, with a case study on the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

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Climate Security: Making it #Doable →

This report, prepared for the Planetary Security Conference taking place in The Hague on 19–20 February 2019, sketches the past year’s trends in relation to climate and security.

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Virtual workshop: Climate, Oceans and Security

Date: November 6, 2020
Webinar | Workshop

On 6 November, the Stockholm Climate Security Hub through the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) will host a virtual workshop on ‘Climate, Oceans and Security’. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), climate changes are likely to create unprecedented conditions with ‘increased temperatures (virtually certain), greater upper… Read more »

High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy

Date: September 21, 2020
Location: Online

On 21 September, the International Day of Peace, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) convened the annual High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy. The event focused on how the climate and security sectors can learn from each other. Speakers from EcoPeace Middle East, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and the… Read more »

SIWI Webinar: The Well-being of the Oceans

Date: May 27, 2020

On 27 May 2020, the Stockholm Climate Security Hub contributed to a webinar entitled ‘The Well-being of the Oceans’ organized by the Swedish Water House at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). The Source-to-Sea approach discussed in depth during the webinar, emphasizes the fact that the well-being of the oceans is deeply connected to the… Read more »