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Redefining Security for the 21st Century

May 31st, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

The situation in which we find ourselves pushes us to redefine security in twenty-first century terms. The time when military forces were the prime threat to security has faded into the past. The threats now are climate volatility, spreading water shortages, continuing population growth, spreading hunger, and failing states. The challenge is to devise new fiscal priorities that match these new security threats


Ice Melting Faster Everywhere

December 23rd, 2009 | by Earth Policy Institute

By Alexandra Giese From the Arctic sea ice to the Antarctic interior and the mountainous peaks of Peru, Alaska, and



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