Clean Cars and National Security: The Importance of Increased Electrification and Strong Standards

Department of Defense adoption of EVs has significant implications for emission reduction, zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) market demand, and operational effectiveness both at home and abroad.

China and the US: a Renewable Energy Battle in the Global South

The strategic advantage China will gain from renewables has thus far been mitigated by the prominent role the United States has played on the world stage. Looking forward, however, it may not be enough.

Military Lyme Disease Cases Can’t Wait for New Vaccine

While the Pfizer vaccine goes through clinical trials, another summer of rising Lyme Disease cases across the United States puts military service members at risk.

Key Reads

Perspective – Enabling Factors for Achieving U.S. Army Microgrid Goals

The U.S. Army has more than 130 installations worldwide and has a stated goal of operating a microgrid on all Army installations by 2035. With only...

Department of Defense Climate & Energy Security Investments

Farm Bill 2023: Will There Be An Agrarian Revolution?

The 2023 Farm Bill stands poised to redefine the fabric of the U.S.’s farmlands, foodscape, and their relationship with the natural environment. It...

ASP in the News: Climate Security Director Jessica Yllemo on the America Adapts Podcast

From natural disasters to terrorism, Yllemo gave several examples of how climate is impacting military readiness and the security environment abroad.

Chinese textile manufacturing plant

To Hold China Accountable, Washington is Cracking Down on Temu

In a conversation with CCP officials on Friday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stated that U.S. legislation regarding China is

DoD Climate Resilience Workshop 2023

Sponsored by OSD EI&E, the workshop provided key insight into DoD’s climate resilience efforts.

Department of Defense Climate & Energy Security Investments

The Short Sightedness of Anti-EV NDAA Amendments

The electrification of defense vehicles means more than financial savings or emissions reductions—it means increased readiness and lethality.

Why has the Ukrainian Counter Offensive Progressed so Slowly?

The beginning of the Russia-Ukraine War in February 2022 very quickly revealed the power of quality over quantity.

Climate Change and China’s International Image

The U.S.’s climate envoy, John Kerry, visited China last week, emphasizing that climate change is a “universal threat” and that U.S.-China climate ...

Research and Programming

Climate Security

Through research and public engagements, ASP is fostering dialogue and building consensus on the national security impacts of climate change.

Nuclear Security

The spread of nuclear weapons and increasing numbers of nuclear forces worldwide represents the greatest danger to mankind.

Energy Security

ASP's energy security research covers the spectrum of energy sources, from nuclear, wind, and solar, to fusion and other innovative technologies.