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.
October 24, 2021
| Ilaria MazzoccoWith COP26 entering its second and final week, Xi Jinping has faced criticism for failing to attend the climate conference in person, and for offering no major new pledges.
October 22, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeOn September 30, the Philippines protested the presence of Chinese vessels at Iroquois Reef. Satellite imagery indicates that these ships likely came from and are headed back to Union Banks, where numbers are now approaching the levels seen in March.
October 21, 2021
| Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Victor Cha In Beyond ParallelNorth Korea test-fired a “new type” of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on October 19, 2021, from waters in the Sinpo area. The test launch of the new SLBM is one of a series of recent provocative missile tests that demonstrate advancements in the survivability...
October 12, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeOver the course of August and September 2021, three new buildings have gone up and a new road has been cleared at Cambodia's Ream Naval Base, where concerns over possible Chinese military access linger amid Beijing-backed construction.
October 7, 2021 In Beyond ParallelOn January 22, 2021, a controversial bill was proposed by the Ministry of Unification of South Korea. If radio broadcasting to North Korea is subjected as indicated, the bill can have a far greater impact in the United States than the Anti-Leaflet Law has, as most of the radio...
September 30, 2021 In China PowerThe global impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic have offered China an unprecedented opportunity to shore up its international image and influence by providing the world with global public health goods.
September 20, 2021 In Reconnecting AsiaThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's (AIIB) newly revised environmental and social framework appears to tick all the boxes, but it includes too many loopholes and caveats that undermine accountability and public access to information.
September 17, 2021 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeChina’s deployment of radar, missiles, and combat aircraft to its outposts in the South China Sea has greatly expanded its ability to project power in distant waters. See how these capabilities enable Chinese carrier operations in a new map from AMTI.
September 15, 2021 In Reconnecting AsiaAs the U.S. and its allies strengthen their DFIs, they must strike a balance between fostering their domestic competitiveness, advancing geopolitical goals, and promoting growth in developing countries.