Tag: <span>conflict</span>

Failure is a Badge of Honor: Leadership at the United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is a leading organization addressing complex and interdisciplinary issues on a global scale. My key areas of interests focused on by the UN are conflict, disaster response, environmental security, peacekeeping, and cooperation. During my internship experience at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, …

Tomorrow May Be Too Late: Military Leaders Testify on National Security Challenges of Climate Change

This post was originally published on the New Security Beat: Tomorrow May Be Too Late: Military Leaders Testify on National Security Challenges of Climate Change By: Amanda King, MS in Environmental Policy Student, Research Intern at the Wilson Center As the Senate returns from recess, passing the annual National Defense …

Climate: The Path to War

When we hear about Syria in the news we are repeatedly disheartened. We see a country in shambles, bombs exploding, injured children… The media discusses the increased political tensions in the area and the threat of international war.┬áThe world is trying to find homes for millions of refugees fleeing the …

Conflict in Syria: What is the Role of Climate Change?

By Timothy Markle, M.S. in Climate Science and Policy 2016 Each winter, the winds around the Mediterranean Sea shift and blow onshore. As a result, quenching seasonal rains fall on a land that receives less than 10 inches per year. The water collects and fills the rivers, streams, and natural …