Blogging at the Corner of National Security and Natural Resources
By Ken Sofer
The link between wheat prices and social upheaval is well-documented, but what makes some price spikes different from others?
July 13, 2016
July 12, 2016
The delicate balancing act between the various life-sustaining resources of the Mekong River Basin are coming under increasing pressure.
July 11, 2016
Your Weekly Natural Security Image
July 8, 2016
A list of all resource security news since July 2016.
July 7, 2016
A new bill in the Senate seeks to protect our electricity grid by unplugging it.
July 6, 2016
The biggest challenge to managing our food and water resources may be the human mind.
July 5, 2016
Retrofitting existing dams to generate hydroelectricity can help bridge the gap on clean energy sources.
July 1, 2016
The UN warns of widespread food shortages in the war-torn country, raising further risks of regional destabilization.
June 30, 2016
Mending fences with its two potential energy partners could help Turkey become a regional gas hub.
June 29, 2016
Mega-delta cities sit at the intersection of the climate, economic, migration, and security challenges reshaping our world.
June 28, 2016
What tracking my water use for a week taught me about water security.
June 27, 2016
Can North Sea oil production make an independent Scotland economically viable?