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The Stockholm Climate Security Hub 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 of Foreign Affairs.

Updates

13 Sep

Building resilience while tackling climate-related security challenges

Conclusions from the showcase at World Water Week 2019 Stockholm, Sweden. Written by Aina Virginia Bituin Eriksson The effects of climate change are increasingly felt around the globe through...

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9 Sep

Climate Security: Moving Towards Reduced Insecurity

In recent years, we have seen climate security increasingly move to the centre of the security debate. Once part of “low politics,” or matters not vital to a state,...

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28 May

Laying out a new vision for global adaptation

It’s most often at local, regional and national levels that adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change happens. But warning of the breakdown of global cooperation, SEI researchers together with international...

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Resources

Research on climate and security

Climate Security: Making it #Doable →

Climate-related events left no region unaffected in 2018. These events demonstrate how climate change impacts are worsening.

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Climate-Related Security Risks: Towards an Integrated Approach →

The security implications of climate change have attracted increasing attention in policymaking and research circles since the early 2000s.

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Cross-scale challenges of the Anthropocene →

This brief explores what it means to live in a world that is increasingly connected: the local influences the global and vice-versa, often in new and unpredictable ways, creating risks and opportunities.

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Development in the Anthropocene: The role of resilience →

The Anthropocene changes how we must think about our world and the planet we live on. It has profound implications for development.

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Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk →

This brief from SEI, IDDRI and ODI finds that a transboundary view of climate risk creates opportunities for international cooperation on adaptation.

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How do we prioritize when making decisions about development and disaster risk? A look at five key dimensions of trade-offs →

This discussion brief outlines key dimensions of trade-offs in decision-making on Development and Disaster Risk Reduction at multiple governance levels, identifying intervention points to transform the relationship between development and DRR.

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Events


Climate-related security challenges and how to respond to them

Date: August 28, 2019

Location: Room L7- Tele2 Arena, Arenaslingan 14, Johanneshov, Sweden

How do climate driven hazards negatively impact peace and security? What are the important factors to consider in order to mitigate climate-related security risks?  A showcase by Stockholm Climate Security Hub at World Water Week will answer these questions – questions that are gaining attention not only by communities in vulnerable climate regions, but also… Read more »

Climate security and insecurity

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Valhallavägen 199, 105 25 Stockholm

Workshop

How does climate change cause or contribute to violent conflict? How can climate change lead to food riots? What can water diplomacy do to prevent conflict? These are some of the questions that representatives of the Climate Security Hub will be discussing in dialogue with Swedish foreign affairs professionals at an event in Stockholm. The… Read more »

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