World Climate and Security report

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News:The International Military Council on Climate and Security(IMCCS) has released the World Climate and Security report.

Facts:

Key takeaways from the report:

  • Climate change-exacerbated water insecurity is a significant driver of instability and will pose a significant or higher risk to global security by 2030.
  • The forced displacement and scale of natural disasters would increase by 2040.Hence, as a result the projected conflicts within nations would also increase.

About International Military Council on Climate and Security(IMCCS):

  • The International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) was launched at The Hague, Netherlands in 2019.
  • It is an umbrella network of senior military leaders across the globe that meets regularly to drive policies in support of international actions on the security implications of a changing climate.
  • It is administered by the Center for Climate and Security, a non-profit organization.