Islamabad, November 27, 2014 – Mr. Taimoor Sohail, Research Associate at CCRD, attended a consultation on Climate Change, Conflict & Security hosted by International Alert, Pakistan, in Islamabad. The consultation was organized to gain insight into the potential impacts of climate change on Pakistan’s National Security.
The discussion touched upon food security, trans-boundary water conflicts, and infrastructural and military concerns related to climate change. The potential security implications of extreme weather conditions and warming temperatures was also highlighted. The topics under discussion will be compiled into a report on the global state of climate security to be presented to the G7 in 2015.