Global Warning: How Climate Change Drives Risks of Conflict (Online Event, 16th November 2021)
Global Warning: How Climate Change Drives Risks of Conflict (Online Event, 16th November 2021)
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Global Warning: How Climate Change Drives Risks of Conflict (Online Event, 16th November 2021)

This virtual roundtable examines the various and complex links between climate change and conflict. 

This event brings together Crisis Group analysts, EU officials and member states, as well as experts from civil society, in a participatory roundtable discussion. They provide insights on how policymakers might best influence and respond to these complex climate changes to mitigate conflict risks.

Global Warning: How Climate Change Drives Risks of Conflict (Online Event, 16th November 2021)

Climate change affects every aspect of life, damaging food systems, displacing millions, shaping the Future of Conflict. It will continue to affect the availability of natural resources around the world. 

Functioning as a threat multiplier, climate change is already increasing food insecurity, water scarcity, and resource competition, while disrupting livelihoods and spurring migration. In other words, an extreme climate can lead to extremely harsh living conditions with far-reaching consequences in terms of conflict.

As this introductory video lays out, Crisis Group’s work on climate change and conflict relies on field-based research and analysis to provide insights into how policymakers might best influence and respond to these complex changes to mitigate conflict risks. Find our work on climate and the future of conflict here