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.
December 11, 2020
| Brian Hart In Defense 360In the 20th century, the United States and the Soviet Union (and later Russia) overwhelmingly dominated activity in outer space. Two decades into the 21st century, the status quo has shifted dramatically, with more than 70 countries now possessing satellites in Earth’s orbit.
December 4, 2020
| Suzanne Spaulding, Devi Nair In Defense 360Since the launch of Sputnik during the Cold War, the United States has prioritized STEM education in an effort to grow and maintain a competitive edge — often at the expense of civic education. However, U.S. national security also depends on Americans’ understanding of and...
December 4, 2020 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeCovid-19 has had no discernible effect on the presence of the China Coast Guard in the South China Sea. AIS data from the past 12 months indicates that the CCG has increased the frequency of its patrols and expanded its routine presence to Vanguard Bank.
December 1, 2020
| Matthew P. Funaiole In China PowerChina’s construction of rail infrastructure across the globe provides a unique opportunity for Beijing to drive regional connectivity and reap the resulting economic and political benefits.
November 25, 2020 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeChina and Malaysia are involved in another standoff over hydrocarbon exploration in the South China Sea. AIS data and satellite imagery analysis from AMTI reveal an ongoing staredown at sea.
November 13, 2020 In Defense 360New Department of Defense (DoD) cases of Covid-19 rose again this week with the 7-day average increasing by 25 percent over the previous week to 1,073. This Friday’s reported cases are again at the highest they have been since the start of the pandemic.
November 6, 2020 In Beyond ParallelIn a new piece published on Beyond Parallel, Markus V. Garlauskas offers a commentary on the status and risks of North Korea’s strategic weapons systems, including a North Korean multiple nuclear-capable reentry vehicle (RV) capability.
November 6, 2020
| Mark F. Cancian, Adam Saxton In Defense 360This is CSIS’s weekly roundup of major updates on the military and the novel coronavirus since Friday, October 30. It explores what the military has done to combat Covid-19 and how the military has in turn been affected by the virus.
October 30, 2020 In Defense 360New DoD cases of Covid-19 declined slightly this week with the 7-day average decreasing by 3 percent over the previous week to 703. After last week’s 98 percent increase, it is too soon to determine whether the slight decline represents a plateauing of new cases or a pause...