The Just Transition Initiative is a partnership developed by the CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program and the Climate Investment Funds to investigate how to achieve a just transition through the transformational change necessary to address climate change.
Provides analysis on emerging technologies that are expected to reshape situational awareness across the spectrum of conflict, and examines the implications of these technologies for nuclear strategic stability.
July 7, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeChina Coast Guard vessels have been contesting new Malaysian oil and gas development off the coast of Sarawak since early June, just after 16 Chinese military planes patrolled near Malaysia. Remote sensing data reveals an ongoing pressure campaign at sea.
July 7, 2021
| Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Victor Cha In Beyond ParallelThe Mayang-do Navy Shipyard and submarine bases are the largest facilities of their kind in North Korea. Using unique off-nadir imagery collection, this report provides a close-up focus of these facilities, including views of the ROMEO class and SANGO class submarines, and Kim...
July 6, 2021New translations show that the January 6 assault on the Capitol Building has contributed to Beijing’s view that the United States is experiencing a steady deterioration of its international influence.
June 24, 2021 In Reconnecting AsiaMore China-backed coal capacity has been cancelled than constructed in recent years, creating an opportunity for recipient countries to pivot toward renewable sectors.
June 24, 2021
| Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Victor Cha In Beyond ParallelRecent satellite imagery provides details into major maintenance and expansion at the Sunchon Airbase, which houses some of North Korea’s most modern and capable military aircraft in the Korean Air and Air Defense Force (KPAF)’s inventory.
June 17, 2021
| Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Victor Cha In Beyond ParallelUsing unique off-nadir imagery collection, this report provides a close-up focus of the test launch sites, ports, and related facilities at Sinpo South Shipyard. This is the first of several Sharp Focus reports providing a unique view of the Sinpo South Shipyard, Sinpo area,...
May 28, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeSatellite imagery from May 21 reveals that two new buildings have been rapidly constructed at Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base, just north of the site of U.S.-funded facilities that were demolished by the Cambodian government last year.
May 28, 2021 In Reconnecting AsiaSmall and medium economies of the Indo-Pacific are looking to build critical infrastructure now to meet their economic demands. The U.S., Australia, and Japan can capitalize on this unique moment in the Indo-Pacific’s development, but they need to prioritize addressing the...
May 26, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeIn the past two and a half months, the Philippines has increased its patrols across the South China Sea beyond anything seen in recent years. AMTI tracks their activities and their encounters with Chinese vessels in a new feature.
May 24, 2021 In Defense 360New Department of Defense (DoD) cases of Covid-19 increased slightly over the past week, with the 7-day average increasing by 8 percent to 279 cases as of Friday, May 21. However, new DoD cases continue to remain low and consistent with broader trends in the U.S. population.