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April 2023

November
14
FILED UNDER : Energy SecurityNational Security & Climate Change

Climate Security as National Security: Climate Change and the Hawkeye State

Climate change is at the forefront of both foreign and domestic policy. While often discussed as an environmental issue, there are profound consequences for our national security, the military, and international relations. From an increase in severe weather events to food security and migration – the complexities of climate have far-reaching implications for both Iowans and the nation writ large.

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November
03
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Combating the Military Obesity Crisis

Sustained recurrence of obesity in the U.S. military poses a dire threat to operational readiness. Combating stigma is the first step.

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September
28
FILED UNDER : Featured EventNational Security & Climate Change

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.

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September
14
FILED UNDER : National Security & Climate Change

Climate and National Security in the Copper State: How Continued Climate Action Benefits Arizona and National Security

From Colorado River management to record setting extreme heat—Arizona has been front and center of climate risks and hazards. How Arizona manages and mitigates climate risk has profound implications not just for individuals and communities, but for U.S. national security.

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September
11
FILED UNDER : Climate SecurityEnergy SecurityNational Security & Climate Change

Inflation Reduction Act at Year-One: Impacts and Opportunities for West Virginia

The U.S. has just marked the one year anniversary of the historic Inflation Reduction Act. As such, we are only at the beginning of seeing the benefits for states, including West Virginia. With more than $370 billion up for grabs, how are our leaders ensuring the incentives, grants, and benefits are reaching the people who need it most?

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June
28
FILED UNDER : American Competitiveness & Economic DiplomacyChina Policy and Strategic CompetitionNational Security Strategy

Critical Tech and the China Challenge: A Conversation with the Honorable Patrick J. Murphy

The United States government has undergone a rapid and bipartisan shift in its approach to the People’s Republic of China. Increased urgency and alarm regarding the PRC’s efforts to control critical supply chains and leverage commercial tech for military purposes has led to stronger economic competition, particularly in emerging and exponential technologies. In a conversation with former Under Secretary of the U.S. Army, past Member of Congress, and decorated Army combat veteran Hon. Patrick Murphy, the American Security Project (ASP)…

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June
20
FILED UNDER : National Security StrategyPublic Diplomacy

National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program at 30: Reflecting on the Past and Looking Toward the Future

2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program (SPP). Established following the breakup of the Soviet Union, the SPP pairs National Guards from every U.S. state and territory to increase security and advance U.S. interests.

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June
12
FILED UNDER : Climate SecurityNational Security & Climate Change

Climate as National Security: Considerations for the Climate Conversation

Climate Security is a core component of U.S. national security. It exacerbates existing threats, risks, and hazards while simultaneously creating new ones. Join us for a discussion on the challenges already presented by climate change and Department of Defense adaptation/mitigation strategies.

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April
24
FILED UNDER : Climate SecurityEnergy SecurityNational Security & Climate Change

Climate Security in Northwest Florida: Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Military Facility Resilience

Join ASP and the University of West Florida for an public panel exploring the role Northwest Florida plays in enhancing national security, the consequences of climate insecurity, and climate resilience strategies for U.S. military installations.

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April
13
FILED UNDER : Climate SecurityEnergy Security

Sustainability in the Steel City: Exploring Pittsburgh’s Climate Wins

Although long known as the “Steel City” Pittsburgh has been laying the groundwork for significant climate action since 2007. From its first Climate Action Plan in 2008 to its ongoing sustainability innovations, join us for a public discussion on all things climate and sustainability, and what it means for Pittsburgh, greater Pennsylvania, and national security.

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