Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Climate change, resources, migration: securing Africa in an uncertain climate.
The report argues that climate change holds potentially serious implications for international security. The basic argument is that climate change—by redrawing the maps of water availability, food security, disease prevalence and coastal boundaries—will reduce the available food and water, increase migration, raise tensions and trigger new conflicts. This article addresses the threats of climate change for peace and stability in Africa. Link to full article available here.