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01 Oct 2014 description
This brief considers the prospects for natural disasters to provide windows of opportunity for achieving peace via negotiated settlements, drawing on case studies of Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
04 Sep 2013 description
The online platform displays data on physical, socio-economic, demographic, and political insecurities to assess how these factors contribute to "climate security" vulnerability.
17 Feb 2013 description
CCAPS dashboard enables analysts to assess high-level conflict trends and detailed event data simultaneously.
30 Mar 2012 description
From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Predicting the future impacts of climate change is a difficult business. Even determining the future physical effects is fraught because of the complexity of the Earth’s climate system and the imperfections of...
29 Feb 2012 description
The Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program released the pilot version of its dynamic mapping tool today. In partnership with AidData, CCAPS developed the online data portal to enable researchers and policymakers to visualize data on climate change...
30 Nov 2011 description
Program on Climate Change and African Political Stability - Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Executive Summary Identifying where international development aid resources have been effectively deployed is critical to addressing climate change vulnerability and building...
27 Sep 2011 description
From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Africa is among the continents most vulnerable to climate change—partly because of geography, and partly because of the low adaptive capacity of many African countries. Much of the current discussion on Africa, climate change,...
12 Aug 2011 description
From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Executive Summary Climate change is likely to cause floods, droughts, and migration in Africa that could trigger political instability. But violent consequences are not inevitable. Domestic political institutions–...