Water Security is Climate Security
Many of climate change’s most significant impacts will be felt through water. From rising seas to record breaking floods and droughts, water will define much of how humanity experiences climate change. In this short video, the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change & Security Program and the International Water Management Institute explain the risks posed by water insecurity and how building water security planning into climate responses can help us prepare for an uncertain future.
Lauren Herzer Risi
Former Peacebuilding and Resilience Advisor (2018-2019) & Senior Peacebuilding and Conflict Advisor (2005-2018) U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy. Read more