Health and the Environment
Health and environmental issues will heavily impact global security in the coming decades and pose important challenges for international cooperation. The relationship between the environment, and international security is attracting increased interest among scholars and policymakers alike.
Study in Nature suggests wind power could meet global energy needsCISAC in the news: Nature Climate Change on September 9, 2012
Former Perry Fellow Katherine Marvel and colleagues at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory published a major study challenging conventional ideas about the limits of wind power. Through simulations and models, they find that wind power could meet global energy needs but caution that growth will likely be determined by economic, political, or technical factors and not global geophysical limitations.
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