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Defence

Climate change intensifies existing pressures and brings new challenges to global peace and security. Societies’ responses to climate impacts may exceed the global or regional capacity to manage those responses peacefully. This briefing reviews the ways climate change is challenging global security and the role the military can play in addressing that challenge.

Briefing 

The Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate. Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Infographic

Defence infographic 

 

Additional resources

Presentation slides

Press release

Briefing and infographic for high-quality print

Published: June 2014

Contact

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ipcc@cisl.cam.ac.uk

Disclaimer

The family of summaries is not meant to represent the entirety of the IPCC’s AR5 and they are not official IPCC documents. The summaries have been peer-reviewed by experts from both business and science communities. The English version constitutes the official version.