Reproduced by permission of The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (May 2004).
This memo explores the security implications of climate change. Presented below is a summary
of the adverse impacts of climate change, an analysis of their security implications, and policy
recommendations for strengthening the United Nations’ capacity to respond to climate-related
[On India's renewable energy capacity goals] [This] target implies annual growth of 25 percent — a targeted buildout rate even faster than China’s, which is widely seen as the world’s leader in deploying renewable energy.