Environmental Security

New Definitions of National & Global Security via Strategic Demands

Facing the Disruption of Climate Crisis & Risks of Nuclear Proliferation

Confronting the Trump Breakdown and Retreat from International Cooperation

Re-constructing Nuclear Treaties after the Collapse of the Nuclear Arms Control Architecture

 

 


 

 

2020

Imminent Threats, Near-term, Long-term

International Climate Cooperation Lost Under the Trump Administration

New Nuclear Arms Race Commences and Nuclear Arsm Control Collapses

 

2019

 

Overarching #StrategicDemands

Envisioning strategic connections between national security and environmental security 

New Definitions of National Security

 

2018

Earth Science Missions in Space

Global Environmental Security

Visit Strategic Demands’ associate, GreenPolicy360

“New Space” with participation of #planetcitizens around the world

 

Planet Citizens / 360 Perspective

 

 


 

Military and Climate Security Budgets

A Comparison

 

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“The federal government hasn’t produced a climate security budget since 2013.”

“In Combat vs. Climate, the Institute for Policy Studies provides an assessment of a climate change security budget, drawing data from multiple agencies.” 

 

 


Center for Climate & Security

 

On the Record: Climate as a Security Risk

Geopolitical Friction over Oil/Gas Resources Adds New Risks to Volatile Change

 


Environmental Security/National Security

 

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Environmental Issues: Responding to Conflicts

 

Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation Factbook/Intro

Interactive knowledge platform for policymakers and the public to discuss ideas, research, and practical experiences on climate change and conflict.

 

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Refugees 65 million - 2016 UN report

 

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Global Security Issues: Cooperation

 

Paris Agreement

Climate Agreement Signing at the United Nations

 

Climate Action Plans

Click on the Map for the Latest Country-by-Country News

 

 

Paris Climate Agreement Tracker / CAIT Climate Data Explorer

 

 

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The Trump Administration Moves to Deeply Cut NASA/NOAA/EPA

 

 

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Fundamental Security Questions

Advancing Earth-Research from Space

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National Security ≡ Environmental Security

 

A 21st Century Challenge / Strategic Demands, in association with GreenPolicy360, addresses National Security as integral to environmental security. Our work focuses on three strategic currents:

 

 

PlanetCitizen

An Internet-enabled world connecting billions is changing how we see security

 

Strategic Demands urges Earth monitoring science be ‘rapidly deployed’ to evaluate and provide policy recommendations for essential national and global Environmental Security.

Recent scientific studies have identified a widening range of threats, and threat multipliers. The threat horizon extends across national borders, connecting countries with mutual security interests. ‘Existential’ questions have become a first-order, actionable priority.

#EarthScience from space should have a distinctly critical role in security policy. A shift of emphasis from first-generation command-and-control military and communication applications in space is in process, as demonstrated by newly launched earth-facing programs, earth resource baselines, and acquiring data for #biosphere monitoring and wide-spectrum Environmental Security assessments.

 

Global Security / “Thin Blue”

 

 

Thin Blue & Env Security

From Strategic Demand’s associate — GreenPolicy360

 

●  Planetcitizen.org

●  Climate News

●  New Definitions of National Security

●  ThinBlueLayer.com

●  Environmental Security

●  Earth Observations

●  Environmental Security, National Security

●  Earth Science Research from Space

●  Earth & Space Politics

 

 

An Overview

 

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360° POV

A “thin layer of atmosphere…”

“Razor thin” / A Thin Blue Layer / #ThinBlue

#EarthMonitoring/#EarthScience

Update: May 2015 / Severe Cuts to NASA Earth Science programs proposed

As an unprecedented array of earth monitoring satellites are launched, a Republican faction of the US Congress moves to undercut vitally important national security work of NASA

A phenomenally productive year --- https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4495 Over the past 12 months NASA has added five missions to its orbiting Earth-observing fleet - the biggest one-year increase in more than a decade....

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“A phenomenally productive year”NASA-JPL News

“Over the past 12 months NASA has added five missions to its orbiting Earth-observing fleet – the biggest one-year increase in more than a decade…”

 “Strategic, global security missions”

 

NASA Earth Now / NASA Climate / https://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus/

NASA opens a new era in its exploration of our home planet with the launch of the first in a series of #EarthScience instruments to the International Space Station.

 

New earth-observing array of instruments will be ”exterior mounted” on the #ISS. ISS-RapidScat will monitor ocean winds for climate research, weather predictions and hurricane monitoring. The second instrument, the laser Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS), will measure clouds and location and distribution of pollution, dust, smoke, and other particulates in the atmosphere.  #RapidScat  #ISS Climate Mission  #EarthRightNow

 

OCO-2 Orbiting Carbon Observatory continues on its historic mission

What monitoring a potential existential crisis looks like … OCO-2

Earth observing satellites

 

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OCO-2 with ‘A-Train’ courtesy of NASA

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Environmental Security / Earth Science

Strategic Demands envisions Environmental Security as an integral, essential security concern within the multi-trillion dollar funded traditional fields of national security.

Classic military doctrines are now challenged by a new foe, a foe that is neither a rival nation, ideology, or asymmetrical force. This new threat on the horizon challenges all nations and all people. This threat requires new ways of seeing, new ways of gathering intelligence, whether signals (SIGINT), electronic (ELINT), and/or human (HUMINT). The threats are human-caused and naturally occurring and require new spectra of strategic solutions, local and global tactics, coordinated actions and a yet-to-be-developed revision of classical economic thought.

In this security policy endeavor, Strategic Demands is developing new definitions of national security“, global and local security. We see an integrated system requiring integral ecology. Our background urges a vision that comes from an understanding of #Earth360 concerns, even as we face and speak to the quotidian realities of geo-politics and on-the-ground conflict and strategic needs.

 

ln alignment with our Environmental and National Security initiatives, StratDem supports the following think-tanks and organizations in their work to define, support, enhance and extend the developing field of Environmental Security

 

Center for Climate & Security

Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security

Institute for Environmental Security

Millenium Project

Sustainable Security
(TW) https://twitter.com/SustainableSec

Truman National Security Project (Clean Energy Campaign)

Wilson Center – Environmental Change and Security Program  /  Wilson New Security Updates

 

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New Definitions of National & Global Security

https://strategicdemands.com/environmental-security/

https://strategicdemands.com/environmental-security-2/

 

https://strategicdemands.com/security-design/

 

https://strategicdemands.com/stratdem-factoid-re-road-security/

https://strategicdemands.com/new-definitions-national-security/

https://strategicdemands.com/speaking-environmental-security/

 

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