From Plastic to Fantastic: Promoting the Circular Economy in Cambodia

From Plastic to Fantastic: Promoting the Circular Economy in Cambodia

By DEBRA ACZEL and MIRIAM ACZEL Our plastics problem is BIG and growing A landmark study that measured global production, use and ultimate disposition of plastics found that we’ve...

Is Climate Change a Security Issue?

Is Climate Change a Security Issue?

There is a significant yet still under-researched connection between climate change and security-related risks. The frequency of extreme weather events, including flooding, severe droughts and other associated impacts of global warming are contributing to the reduction of crop yields, diminishing water resources, and ultimately impacting human livelihood. In some cases, these events have contributed to the migration of ‘climate refugees’ in order to meet their basic human needs, including access to water, food, electricity, and shelter. As a result, climate change is increasingly entering the policy arena as a significant security issue.