Many media outlets cover climate change, and some specifically follow the issue from a security perspective. Below is a list of helpful resources to learn more about this topic, with some of our regular sources noted at the top.
Editor’s note: The Global Warning Project and the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative are not responsible for the content of external sources. A listing here is not an endorsement.
- The New Security Beat Geoff Dabelko and other researchers at the Woodrow Wilson Center cover environmental change and security.
- Natural Security Blog by William Rogers and Christine Parthemore at the Center for a New American Security, who investigate how natural resources (or lack thereof) shape security questions.
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change United Nations-led conference of scientists assessing climate change.
- Council on Foreign Relations climate change blog Michael Levi blogs about the science and foreign policy surrounding climate change, energy and nuclear security.
- Climate Change and Armed Conflict collection of research led by American University Prof. James Lee, author of “Climate Change and Armed Conflict: Hot and Cold Wars.” Includes case studies and maps.
- Climate Wisconsin multimedia project on the impacts of climate change on Wisconsin, with resources and teaching tips
- Climate Central Nonprofit group of climate scientists who provide information on discussions involving science
- RealClimate Climatologists blog about ongoing stories involving science questions.
Blogs and other news outlets
- Climate Progress Progressive blog by the Center for American Progress covering climate science and climate politics.
- Climatide NPR blog focused on oceans, coasts and climate change, based in Cape Cod.
- Politico’s Morning Energy Daily newsletter from Politico covering energy politics.
- “Green” Blog, The New York Times – This blog covers energy and the environment
- Reporter Andrew Revkin on Youtube Revkin, who blogs at Dot Earth at the New York Times, frequently posts videos to his Youtube channel.
- AlertNet Climate Change Climate-related news from around the world, aimed at the humanitarian community
- Climate change reporting from the Guardian. The British paper frequently covers climate change topics.
- Committee on Energy and Commerce House committee with jurisdiction over energy matters.
- State Department: Climate Change Special Envoy Todd Stern is the U.S.’s chief climate negotiator.
- Office of Science and Technology Policy Members of the OSTP advise President Barack Obama on science and technology issues.