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Janes Analysis: Climate change, the military and COP26

The intersection between National and Climate Security is getting closer than ever before. As the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, opens in Glasgow, Janes has pulled together the latest open-source intelligence on the ongoing threats to national security that climate issues pose...

Tracking climate change through open-source data

Large wildfires have spread throughout the world in mid-2021, in part attributed to climate change and the direct and long-term risk that it poses to lives, livelihoods, and ecosystems. Tens of thousands of people have had to flee their homes and firefighters have struggled to contain outbreaks in Algeria, Canada, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Mozambique, Russia (Siberia), Turkey, and the United States. Learn more 

Indian military begins adapting to climate-change challenges

Militaries globally have integrated climate-change issues into their planning to varying degrees, and further steps will be required as extreme weather events intensify in number and impact. Janes examine the example of India as a developing country that is taking on board the need for pre-emptive action. Learn more

Listen: OSINT and Climate security
In this episode of the Janes Podcast we speak to Erin Sikorsky, Deputy Director of the Center for Climate and Security (CCS), about using Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) for 'decision advantage' when it comes to the climate crisis and impact for national security. Listen here

Saudi Arabia considers national security implications of peak oil

With energy transition programmes accelerating amid global concerns about climate change, petrostates such as Saudi Arabia are facing up to a seismic shift in their socioeconomic models. Janes assesses the impact of ‘peak oil demand’ on Saudi Arabia’s domestic and international security. Learn more

China’s geoengineering projects raise climatic concerns


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