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Rethinking climate change as a security threat
Briefing, 2 pages
Once upon a time climate change was a strictly environment and development issue. Today it has become a matter of national and international security. Corinne Schoch explains why focusing on climate change as a security threat alone risks devolving humanitarian responsibilities to the military, ignoring key challenges and losing sight of those climate-vulnerable communities that stand most in need of protection.